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WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT

IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 10 PM EDT SATURDAY
LOCATIONS...MOST OF CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA

 HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY WET SNOW...MAY BE MIXED WITH RAIN AT THE ONSET.

 ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES OF SNOW.

 TIMING...SHORTLY AFTER MIDNIGHT IN THE LAUREL HIGHLANDS... SPREADING OVER THE REMAINDER OF THE WARNING AREA OVERNIGHT AND INTO SATURDAY MORNING.

IMPACTS...THE HEAVY WET SNOW WILL CREATE SLIPPERY TRAVEL CONDITIONS. IN ADDITION WIDESPREAD POWER OUTAGES WILL BE POSSIBLE AS THE SNOW WEIGHS HEAVILY ON TREES WHICH MAY STILL HAVE MOST OF THEIR LEAVES.

WINDS...NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH. TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER 30S.

VISIBILITIES...REDUCED TO WELL UNDER A MILE AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS A SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT OF SNOW IS FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...BLANKET AND A CELLULAR PHONE IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY. STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR FAVORITE SOURCE OF WEATHER INFORMATION FOR THE LATEST UPDATES. ADDITIONAL DETAILS CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT... WEATHER.GOV/STATECOLLEGE.

 

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