Posted by on February 13, 2021 3:23 am

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A minor snow and ice storm shouldn’t have much of an impact on Valentine’s Day weekend in Schuylkill County.

Any precipitation that does fall over the weekend won’t amount to much.

Valentine’s Day Weekend Snow and Ice

National Weather Service predicts a chance of snow, sleet, and freezing rain starting after 1 p.m. Saturday. However, the chances increase as night falls.

Check out the GFS model run through the end of the weekend for Pennsylvania:

GFS pennsylvania saturday sunday valentines weekend

You can see most of the precipitation is out of the way by mid-morning Sunday.

And whatever does fall on Schuylkill County won’t be much.

Here’s a look at the Saturday morning GFS model runs through the end of the weekend showing both frozen precipitation and snow totals:

GFS ice accumulation valentines day weekend pennsylvania

GFS pennsylvania valentines day weekend snow total map

You can see not even one-tenth of an inch of ice will accumulate through the weekend. And you can expect less than an inch of snow, if any, across Schuylkill County.

The latest Euro model, however, does show a little more snow in Schuylkill County through the end of the weekend, but not much:

euro model valentines day weekend snow total map pennsylvania

On Saturday, this cold snap will continue. Expect a high of just 25 degrees with a low of 22 at night.

Things get a little warmer on Sunday, with a high of 34 degrees and a low of 24.

This continuous wintry weather cycle is expected to continue into next week with chances for more significant snow and ice on Monday into Tuesday and Wednesday night into Thursday.

Images: Commercial license via Pivotal Weather

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