First Snowflakes for State College and Altoona, Pa.

By , AccuWeather.com Senior Meteorologist
October 25, 2013; 1:00 AM ET
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It will feel more like Thanksgiving around State College and Altoona, Pa., through the end of the week and some locations may even see their first snowflakes of the season.

As the coldest air of the season so far flows across the Great Lakes and into the Appalachians, a few wet snowflakes can mix in at times along with chilly rain showers in the valleys.

There is even the chance of grassy surfaces over the mountains being whitened on a couple of occasions through Friday.

The highest elevations of western Pennsylvania can pick up a half a foot of snow of snow.

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While the majority of roads will be just wet, there can be a few slushy spots over the highest terrain, especially on bridges and overpasses.

Most of the snow will tend to melt during the midday and afternoon hours, but use caution when driving over the higher elevations from late in the evening to the first few daylight hours.

RealFeel® temperatures will dip into the 20s at times through Friday.

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