December 28 2020

We have a warm patten ahead for the start of the new year.  But it is not here yet, and there will be some battle before it arrives, and to break it down.  I wanted to state that as we are rolling into winter and don’t want you to be lulled but broad brush outlook.

For starters, we will have some gusty winds over the next two days.  This is the final push of cool air, before the next storm that should bring a warmer rain later this week.  Within that storm, there is a signal that New Year’s Day might start with some freezing rain and ice. But the first week to 10 days of early January will be mild. Then, an expected split of the Polar Vortex might usher in the full force of winter.

What you will see below:

  • This Morning’s Weather
  • Short term forecast through Tuesday
  • Wind Widget Interactive Forecast
  • Storm Animation
  • Snapshot of possible New Year’s Day morning ice
  • Temperature Outlook: Mild start to January has an end in sight


Morning Surface Weather

A little band of snow passed through central PA this morning. Gusty winds will be mild today, but the cold front brings back a colder push tonight. That front should be dry.  The cool down will only last two days.

December 28 weather Monday morning



Morning Temperatures 

December 28 weather temperatures Monday morning


Afternoon Temperatures 

December 28 weather Monday temperatures



Forecast Snapshot


December 28 weather snapshot




December 28 weather Tuesday temperatures morning


Wind Forecast

December 28 weather Tuesday Wind




December 28 weather Tuesday temperatures afternoon


Wind Widget (Interactive)




Storm Animation

December 28 weather rain ice snow



New Year’s Day Morning Ice?

This snapshot suggests a lagging cold front will develop freezing rain, before the main storm and push of warmer air takes over.

December 28 weather New Years Day Ice


Temperature Outlook


December 28 weather temperatur outlook


Read More About The Outlook

December 28 weather Split Polar Vortex January



Too long; didn’t read

Quick summary: Gusty winds star the week. Mild today, colder tomorrow.

Rain arrives Thursday, but some ice may develop inland Friday morning. Then, the first week of January will be mild (50s). Much colder winter weather is expected to return around January 10 to 12.



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