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Published: Tuesday, December 26, 2017 @ 11:11 AM
Updated: Wednesday, December 27, 2017 @ 1:10 PM
ERIE, Pa. — UPDATE @ 1:10 p.m. (Dec. 27)
Erie, Pa. has now received over 63-inches of snow since Christmas Eve, adding to an already historic total.
LOCAL WEATHER: Frigid temperatures expected through the week
Just on Christmas Day alone, the city received 34-inches of snow, shattering the previous record of 20-inches in a 24-hour period, set in 1956, according to the National Weather Service..
Wednesday morning, the Erie International Airport received 1.3-inches of snow, setting the three-day storm total to 63.8-inches, the NWS said.
The monthly total for Erie, Pa. has now reached 97-inches, 30-inches more than the previous highest total on record, 66.9-inches, set in December 1989.
Yesterday, the National Weather Service said a 30-hour total of snowfall in Erie, Pa. surpassed the total amount of snow Dayton received in 2015, 2016, and 2017 combined.
The 7 AM snow observation at Erie International Airport was 1.3" of new snow since midnight. The 3+ day total since snow began after 7 PM Christmas Eve is 63.8" of snow. #pawx— NWS Cleveland (@NWSCLE) December 27, 2017
FIRST REPORT (Dec. 26)
Snowfall totals in a 30-hour period since Sunday in Erie, Pa. have surpassed the amount of snow Dayton received in 2015, 2016, and 2017, combined, according to the National Weather Service.
Since Sunday, Erie, Pa. has received 53-inches of snow during one storm, which shattered a Pennsylvania state record for most snowfall over a two-day period, the weather service said.
Erie, PA has recorded 53" over the last day and a quarter. For reference, this is more than Dayton (DAY) has received/measured in 2015, 2016, and 2017 combined. https://t.co/FFXAIHSkCc— NWS Wilmington OH (@NWSILN) December 26, 2017
The historic snowfall also prompted the Erie International Airport to shut down on Christmas Day, according to CBS affiliate WSEE-TV in Erie. Early flights Tuesday morning were also cancelled, the station reported.
Published: Friday, January 19, 2018 @ 4:12 AM
Updated: Friday, January 19, 2018 @ 6:54 PM
— A gradual warm-up will continue through the weekend and into the start of next week, according to Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell.
Tonight: Mainly clear skies are expected through the evening. Breezy conditions and chilly as temperatures fall through the 30s towards an overnight low in the upper 20s.
Saturday: Sunshine to start the day, but clouds will increase late, Elwell said. It will be breezy at times with highs in the lower to middle 40s.
Sunday: Lots of clouds are expected during the day with a chance for drizzle or light rain and fog. Highs will be in the middle 40s.
Monday: Rain will be likely, especially in the afternoon. Gusty winds will also be likely with highs in the lower 50s.
Tuesday: Colder air returns with blustery, cloudy conditions. A few passing flurries or snow showers are possible with highs in the middle 30s.
Published: Friday, January 19, 2018 @ 1:06 AM
— After another chilly start, temperatures will make it back above freezing this afternoon for the first time in a week with highs in the middle 30s, said Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell.
Skies will remain mostly sunny. Dry weather will stick around through the day Saturday with some increase in clouds late in the day and evening. Temperatures are expected to rebound into the middle 40s.
The warming trend will continue into Sunday, although you'll have to dust of the umbrellas with the chance for showers arriving by mid-morning.
Published: Thursday, January 18, 2018 @ 3:34 AM
Updated: Friday, January 19, 2018 @ 12:29 AM
— QUICK-LOOK FORECAST
Tonight: Skies will be mostly clear. A few clouds will be possible from time to time. Temperatures will fall back into the upper teens by morning.
Friday: Expect mostly sunny skies and more seasonably temperatures climbing into the middle 30s. It will be a bit breezy at times.
Saturday: Some sunshine will start the day but clouds will be on the increase. It will be milder with temperatures rising into the middle 40s. There will be the chance for a few showers or drizzle late at night with temperatures holding nearly steady.
Sunday: Skies will be mostly cloudy with a chance for drizzle or light rain. Temperatures will top out in the upper 40s.
Monday: Cloudy skies are expected with showers likely, especially by late afternoon. It will be windy and mild with highs reaching into the lower 50s. Colder air will usher back in Monday night.
Tuesday: Skies will remain mostly cloudy with a chance for a few snow showers or flurries. It will be colder with blustery conditions and highs in the middle 30s.
Published: Thursday, January 18, 2018 @ 6:06 PM
Updated: Thursday, January 18, 2018 @ 6:06 PM
There are plenty of meteor showers to enjoy this year, reports Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini.
Mark your calendars and keep checking in for the latest forecast.
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