WINTER STORM WATCH

...A LATE SEASON...HEAVY AND DESTRUCTIVE SNOWSTORM IS POSSIBLE 
SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING... 

.SURFACE LOW PRESSURE WILL FORM ALONG THE SOUTH CAROLINA COAST 
EARLY SUNDAY AND MOVE NORTH ALONG THE EASTERN SEABOARD REACHING 
THE DELMARVA PENINSULA EARLY SUNDAY NIGHT. A DEEPENING...AND SLOW 
MOVING UPPER LOW WILL MOVE NORTHEAST FROM THE OHIO RIVER VALLEY 
SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND CROSS CENTRAL OR EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA MONDAY. 
THE FAVORABLE TRACK OF BOTH OF THESE FEATURES WILL LEAD THE THE 
POTENTIAL OF A HEAVY...AND DESTRUCTIVE LATE SEASON SNOWFALL ACROSS 
THE NORTHERN AND WESTERN MOUNTAINS OF PENNSYLVANIA. THERE IS A 
DISTINCT THREAT FOR WIDESPREAD DOWNED TREES AND POWER OUTAGES 
FROM THE HEAVY SNOW AND POTENTIALLY STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS FROM 
THIS STORM. 

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH 
TUESDAY MORNING... 

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE HAS ISSUED A WINTER 
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH 
TUESDAY MORNING. 

* LOCATIONS...NORTHERN AND WESTERN MOUNTAINS OF 
PENNSYLVANIA...INCLUDING THE LAUREL HIGHLANDS. 

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW...ACCOMPANIED BY INCREASING NORTHERLY 
WINDS LATE SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY. 

* ACCUMULATIONS...IN EXCESS OF 6 INCHES...WITH UP TO ONE FOOT 
POSSIBLE ACROSS SOME OF THE HIGHER TERRAIN. 

* TIMING...SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. 

* IMPACTS...EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL FROM PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW 
AND POOR VISIBILITY. THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR NUMEROUS DOWNED 
TREES CAUSING POWER OUTAGES...BEGINNING LATER SUNDAY NIGHT. 

* WINDS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH 
SUNDAY NIGHT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH 
MONDAY. 

* TEMPERATURES...30 TO 35 DEGREES. 

* VISIBILITIES...BELOW ONE HALF OF A MILE AT TIMES.

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