Chance of Snow Today Through Thursday in W PA. Chance of Rain/Snow in DC on Wednesday. Light Accumulations Overall.

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Looks like a bit of moisture sticks around over the next 3 days in western PA as a chance of snow is possible through Thursday. Total snow accumulations of 1-3″ is possible over the next 3 days in much of western PA, with the highest amounts in the higher elevations. The DC Region will see mostly cloudy skies today before a chance of rain and snow moves in on Wednesday with a clipper system. Thursday will start to dry out again. Snow accumulations in DC of an inch or two are possible north of the city, while downtown will likely receive a bit less. Highs in western PA will rise into the upper 20s and 30s today and tomorrow before mid 20s to low 30s shuffle in on Thursday. Lows will drop into the 20s tonight and tomorrow night before upper 10s to mid 20s settle in on Thursday night. The DC Region will see highs in the mid to upper 40s today before mid to upper 30s settle in tomorrow. Thursday will bring low to mid 40s into the area. Lows in the low to mid 30s tonight will drop into the upper 20s to low 30s tomorrow night before mid to upper 20s move in on Thursday night. Hope you all have a great two-for-Tuesday! Take care folks!           
Current (~6-6:30am) Temperatures:
  • Erie, PA: 26; Wind Chill: 20
  • Franklin, PA: 25; Wind Chill: 19
  • New Castle, PA: 28; Wind Chill: 28
  • Butler, PA: 28; Wind Chill: 28
  • Pittsburgh, PA (KAGC): 31; Wind Chill: 31
  • Uniontown, PA: 30; Wind Chill: 30
  • State College, PA: 30; Wind Chill: 30
  • Frederick, MD: 28; Wind Chill: 28
  • BWI Airport, MD: 27; Wind Chill: 27
  • DC (KDCA): 31; Wind Chill: 31


Western PA:

Main threat: Light snow over the next 3 days. 1-3″ of accumulation. Slick roads are possible.

  • Today: Light snow risk continues. Afternoon Highs: Upper 20s/30s Overnight Lows: 20s
  • Wednesday: Snow likely. Highs: 30s Overnight Lows: 20s
  • Thursday: Chance of light snow. Highs: Mid 20s to Low 30s Overnight Lows: Upper 10s to Mid 20s

DC Region: 

Main threat: Rain/snow on Wednesday could cause for slick roads/travel delays for morning/lunch commute.

  • Today: Mostly cloudy. Highs: Mid to Upper 40s Overnight Lows: Low to Mid 30s
  • Wednesday: Chance of rain/snow. 1-2″ accumulations possible north of DC. Highs: Mid to Upper 30s Overnight Lows: Upper 20s to Low 30s
  • Thursday: Partly cloudy. Highs: Low to Mid 40s Overnight Lows: Mid to Upper 20s

Good News: Temperatures stay fairly seasonal overall through the rest of the week.

Bad News:  Moisture sticks around over the next 3 days. Cold potential early next week, but not as cold as what we’ve previously seen this Winter.