LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM NOW UNTIL 7 AM TOMORROW FOR ELK COUNTY… INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ST. MARYS AND RIDGWAY

…LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 PM EST SUNDAY…

* LOCATION…WARREN AND MCKEAN COUNTIES.

* ACCUMULATIONS…3 TO 6 INCHES.

* TIMING…LATE AFTERNOON SATURDAY THROUGH MUCH OF SUNDAY.

* WINDS…NORTHWEST AT 10…GUSTING TO 25 MPH AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS…SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY ROADS.

* VISIBILITIES…REDUCED TO UNDER A MILE AT TIMES IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY MEANS LAKE-EFFECT SNOW IS FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT IN SOME AREAS. LAKE-EFFECT SNOW TYPICALLY FALLS AS NARROW BANDS OF HEAVY SNOW WITHIN A LARGER AREA OF LIGHTER SNOWFALL. GIVEN THE NATURE OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW… VISIBILITIES CAN BECOME REDUCED VERY RAPIDLY…

SOMETIMES TO NEAR ZERO OVER ONLY A SHORT DISTANCE. PLAN ON EXTRA TRAVEL TIME BECAUSE CONDITIONS WILL REQUIRE YOU TO SLOW DOWN. STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR FAVORITE SOURCE OF WEATHER INFORMATION FOR THE LATEST UPDATES. ADDITIONAL DETAILS CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT…

LOW PRESSURE UNDER A STRONG UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL PASS OVER PENNSYLVANIA TODAY. THIS WILL BRING A PROLONGED PERIOD OF FLUFFY SNOW TO THE LAUREL HIGHLANDS…

CENTRAL RIDGE AND VALLEY REGION AND LOWER SUSQUEHANNA RIVER VALLEY. THE STEADIER SNOW WILL GRADUALLY TAPER TO SNOW SHOWERS SATURDAY AFTERNOON…WITH LAKE EFFECT SNOW EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER THE NORTHWESTERN PART OF THE REGION.  WARREN-MCKEAN– INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…WARREN…BRADFORD


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