Cold air started the week and will end the week around Philadelphia.
The leading edge of chilly air will arrive Thursday evening. By Friday, the area will feel like late November with winds gusting to around 40 mph and RealFeel® temperatures in the 40s.
Brisk and chilly conditions will stick around this weekend, but both days should bring a good deal of sunshine.
Sunday will be the warmest day of the weekend with mostly sunny skies and high temperatures in the middle 50s.
A reinforcing push of chilly air is slated to move in during the middle of next week and could bring another step down into the coldest air of the season so far.
As far as any snow on the nearby horizon, there can be some of the white stuff accumulating over northern upstate New York and northern New England Sunday into Monday, but not around Philadelphia. At least not just yet.
A winter storm spreading a spreading a swath of snow and ice across the central U.S. will continue to impact travel through Saturday night before reaching the Northeast on Sunday.
As a large storm rolls out of the Plains and Midwest, a swath of snow, ice and travel disruptions will extend into the Northeast for the start of March.
A storm will whip across the United Kingdom and the North Sea through Sunday with potentially damaging and disruptive winds.
Yet another winter storm will take aim at the Northeast and Midwest next week with widespread ice and flooding concerns.
While more storms are on the horizon to start March, the accompanying cold shots will be less extreme.
An end to winter storms targeting Harrisburg will not come with the conclusion of February.
Severe cold Arctic outbreak in Northern Plains with temps. 40 to 50 degrees below zero. But, at the same time, warm in the East; 80's in Carolinas: Charleston, SC - 86 degrees Wilmington, NC - 85 degrees Minneapolis, MN - -9 degrees/-26 degrees Medora, ND - -47 degrees Big Fork, MN - -44 degrees Thoeny, MT - -52 degrees Huron, SD - -39 degrees, February record
Belouve, Reunion (1964)
52.76" of rain in 12 hours (world record) (Feb. 28-29).
Nome, Alaska (1995)
Seasonal snow record of 108 inches set. The old record was 107.5 inches set during the 1931-1932 cold season.