WINTER STORM WARNING – Over 6″ of Heavy Snow Likely

The National Weater Service has upgraded the WINTER STORM WATCH to a WINTER STORM WARNING.

POTTER- TIOGA- NORTHERN LYCOMING- SULLIVAN- COLUMBIA- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF… COUDERSPORT… MANSFIELD…WELLSBORO… LAPORTE… BLOOMSBURG… BERWICK

Winter Storm Warning in Effect From 1 AM Wednesday to 8 AM EDT Thursday…

The National Weather Service in state college has issued a winter storm warning for heavy snow, mixed with sleet at times, which is in effect from 1 AM wednesday to 8 AM EDT Thursday. The winter storm watch is no longer in effect.

* Location, the north central mountains and a portion of the middle Susquehanna Valley.

* Precipitation type, snow and sleet.

* Accumulations, over 6 inches of snow with some sleet on top. the heaviest accumulations of snow and sleet will be from coudersport, east through mansfield and laporte.

* Timing, the leading edge of snow and sleet will spread east across the region within a few hours either side of midnight. Slightly above freezing air aloft could move over the region on wednesday, causing sleet to mix in with the snow. Any mixed precipitation will turn back to periods of snow or snow showers wednesday night.

* Winds, east to northeast 10 to 15 mph.

* Impacts, snow covered roads, and possibly a heavy coating of snow, sleet on top.

Precautionary/preparedness actions…

A winter storm warning for heavy snow and sleet means that snowfall of over 6 inches in expected to fall along with a coating of sleet. The significant amount of snow and sleet 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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