The weather service reports that starting Thursday afternoon February 12, 2015 through Thursday morning of next week (February 19th) this area will see intervals of the coldest air of the season, with several mornings of wind chill below zero. The coldest morning is expected to be be Monday February 16. On and off snow showers are also expected through this period. Strong winds in the wake of these developing storms could cause isolated power outages.

People outdoors for extended periods of time need to be prepared for these harsh and very cold conditions. Protect exposed skin with gloves, hats and scarves. Check your heating fuel to ensure you have enough  to last through this cold period ahead.  Check on elderly relatives and neighbors.  Make sure pets are sheltered from the cold.  Call PECO at 1-800-841-4141 in the event of a power outage.