Central Pennsylvania: Record Warmth, Then Cold Returns Before Christmas

By , Expert Senior Meteorologist
December 21, 2013; 4:55 AM ET
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As a storm brings everything from snow and ice to flooding and tornadoes to parts of the nation this weekend, less violent weather is in the offing around central Pennsylvania.

The only major travel concern locally is for areas of dense fog through Saturday night and gusty winds Sunday.

Occasional rain will fall through Sunday around the region, washing away the snow.

Temperatures are forecast to reach record high levels on Sunday. The existing record high on Sunday at State College is 60 degrees set in 1990.

Much colder air will sweep back into the region Monday night, Tuesday and into Christmas Day.

Flurries are possible Tuesday and Tuesday night. There is a chance of a dusting of snow on the ground by Christmas.

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