Greater Pottstown area residents could see temperatures falls dozens of degrees from Thursday through Friday nights (Dec. 22-23), and things could become even colder during early Saturday hours.
State College-based AccuWeather is shivering about a possible blast of subzero-cold Siberian air moving south and east toward Pennsylvania and surrounding states just before Christmas.
Southeastern Pennsylvania probably won't be hit as badly as other parts of the state, but conditions through Thursday may nonetheless bring our area an occasional storm, some hail, and gusty winds.
Wait long enough and the weather will change. Southeastern Pennsylvania has waited for more than a week for stifling heat to dissipate. AccuWeather predicts it will do just that, probably by Friday.
A cool front bringing plenty of rain is headed across Pennsylvania. It will help cool down the oppressive heat of earlier in the week. It may, however, also result in localized flooding.
With Thursday temperatures expected to jump as high as 101 degrees, and persist until 8 p.m., the National Weather Service placed western Montgomery and all of Berks counties under a heat advisory.
Once the area is past its potential for morning frost, AccuWeather said western Montgomery County residents should plan Monday for wet weather. A rainstorm-bearing Nor'Easter is headed this way
The National Weather Service predicted western Montgomery County would be hit Saturday by 4-6 inches of heavy snow, and winds gusting to 45 mph through early Sunday. Avoid traveling, it warned.