It’s the Kind of Weather That Makes You Hold Onto Your Bed For Dear Life. Wind Chills Well Below 0.

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 Well another cold day is in store for the region as this morning’s wind chills are well below 0 across the region. Bundle up before you go out. Partly cloudy skies are in store for western PA before another threat of snow moves in late tonight and into tomorrow. Erie could see 6-12″, especially east of the city through Saturday afternoon. Pittsburgh will see closer to 1″ of snow. Partly cloudy skies will move in on Saturday as a chance of snow will linger near Erie. Highs in the upper single digits to low 10s today will rise into the mid to upper 10s Friday before upper single digits to low 10s shuffle in on Saturday. Lows in the upper single digits to low 10s tonight will fall into the negative single digits Friday night before positive single digits track in on Saturday night. Wind chills below 0 will continue. The DC Region will hold onto partly cloudy to mostly sunny skies over the next 3 days. Highs will reach into the upper 10s to low 20s today before bumping up into the low to mid 30s on Friday. Mid to upper 20s will settle back in on Saturday. Lows in the low to mid 20s tonight will fall off into the low to mid 10s Friday night before mid to upper 10s settle in on Saturday night. Stay warm, drink hot chocolate, and take care folks!       
Current (~6-6:30am) Temperatures:
  • Erie, PA: 11; Wind Chill: -6
  • Franklin, PA: 1; Wind Chill: -16
  • New Castle, PA: 1; Wind Chill: -14
  • Butler, PA: 1; Wind Chill: -16
  • Pittsburgh, PA (KAGC): 0; Wind Chill: -18
  • Uniontown, PA: -3; Wind Chill: -18
  • State College, PA: 3; Wind Chill: -14
  • Frederick, MD: 10; Wind Chill: 0
  • BWI Airport, MD: 8; Wind Chill: -7
  • DC (KDCA): 12; Wind Chill: 0


Western PA:

Main threat: Wind chills well below 0 expected. Snow late tonight into Friday could cause slippery roads.

  • Today: Snow risk dies down. Partly cloudy, otherwise. Breezy.  Highs: Upper Single Digits to Low 10s Overnight Lows: Upper Single Digits to Low 10s
  • Friday: Snow likely. Breezy. Highs: Mid to Upper 10s Overnight Lows: +/- Single Digits
  • Saturday: Partly cloudy. Erie could see a chance of lingering snow. Highs: Upper Single Digits to Mid 10s Overnight Lows: Single Digits

DC Region: 

Main threat: Cold. Wind chills in the positive and negative single digits.

  • Today: Mostly sunny. Highs: Upper 10s to Low 20s Overnight Lows: Upper 10s/Low 20s
  • Friday: Partly cloudy. Highs: Low to Mid 30s Overnight Lows: Low to Mid 10s
  • Saturday: Mostly sunny. Windy. Highs: Mid 20s Overnight Lows: Mid to Upper 10s

Good News: Temperatures to return closer to normal by early next week. Start of the second half of January looks to turn warmer.

Bad News: Frigid temperatures continue through the rest of the week. Snow could cause for slick roads overnight tonight into Friday in western PA.