Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Coal Region Canary
Coal Region CanaryCoal Region Canary

Local Weather

Gore Tex Alert! Scary Cold Air Moves In Ahead of SnOmicron This Weekend

Don’t forget your booties because it’s COLD out there …

Bust out the Gore-Tex! It’s about to get scary cold here in Schuylkill County.

With everyone’s focus on the expected snowstorm (what we’re calling SnOmicron), you may go outside in the next 24 hours or so and be in for a bit of a shock.

National Weather Service is forecasting some dangerously cold air combined with what could conservatively be called a brisk wind in the area ahead of the storm.

Forecasters say single-digit temperatures and sub-zero wind chills will be in the area through Saturday morning.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.
https://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js?client=ca-pub-1658728627906147

For Friday night here in Pottsville, we’re looking at a low temperature of 6. The northwest wind clocking 13-16 mph will make it feel like -10. Gusts could get as high as 24 mph.

On Saturday, the temperature will top out at a balmy 15. But the wind chill will make it feel like -10. Expect more strong winds through the day Saturday.

And on Saturday night, the wind dies down a bit but the low temperature is expected to hit 3, with a wind chill of -5.

By Sunday, the high should reach 23 but …

Of course, we’re expecting a snowstorm of some kind later in the day Sunday and into Monday.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.
https://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js?client=ca-pub-1658728627906147

The good news, unless there are people out there who actually enjoy temperatures around 0, is the arctic freeze moves out of the area for a while. Temperatures into late next week are expected to be just below or slightly above the freezing mark.

 

Subscribe to Coal Region Canary

Get email updates from Coal Region Canary by becoming a subscriber today. Just enter your email address below to get started!
Loading

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.
https://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js?client=ca-pub-1658728627906147
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

More From The Canary

PA Lottery Numbers

Wednesday's winning numbers

PA Lottery Numbers

Monday's winning numbers

PA Lottery Numbers

Sunday's winning numbers

PA Lottery Numbers

Thursday's winning numbers

Local Sports

Here is a weekly update on coal region natives in pro baseball.

Minersville News

Police have not released the name of the victim.

Pottsville News

A food truck would have a hard time replacing this atmosphere.

Schuylkill County Police News

The truck certainly has some unique characteristics.

Advertisement https://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js?client=ca-pub-1658728627906147