Cold Weather is Here to Stay… For Now

| January 9, 2019

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – After a mild holiday season, the forecast ahead looks as though colder, wintry weather is finally ready to settle in.

According to the National Weather Service of Pittsburgh, Wednesday’s snow showers are expected to last through the night, with an overnight low around 22 degrees.

A Winter Weather Advisory was issued for the county from 4:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 9, to noon on Thursday, January 10. Snow is expected with a total accumulation of 3 to 6 inches.

Wind with gusts of up to 24 miles per hour and an overnight accumulation of one to three inches of snow is anticipated.

Snow showers are likely again on Thursday, with the chance of precipitation around 60%. The high for the day is forecasted to top out around 24 degrees.

Snow is expected to taper off around 3:00 a.m. overnight into Friday morning, with an overnight low temperature of 16 degrees.

Friday’s forecast is looking chilly. However, partly sunny skies are anticipated with a high near 26 degrees. The temperature is expected to drop to around 14 degrees overnight on Friday with more clouds rolling in.

There’s a 40% chance of snow showers returning to the area on Saturday, mostly after 11:00 a.m. with an expected high of around 27 degrees.

On Saturday night, that 40% chance of snow showers continues through 1:00 a.m. with a low around 22 degrees.

Partly sunny skies return on Sunday with the high for the day expected to top at around 32 degrees, and an overnight low around 18 degrees heading into Monday.

For next week, the colder temperatures remain, with mostly sunny skies and a high of 32 degrees on Monday, dipping down to 23 degrees overnight, and partly sunny skies on Tuesday with a high near 34 degrees.

The outlook for the coming weeks remains much the same, with temperatures tending toward the lower 30s through the days and intermittent snow ahead.

It appears as though Old Man Winter is finally here to stay.


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