WINTER STORM WATCH

Winter Storm Watch in Effect From Late Monday Night Through Wednesday Afternoon…

Update: A WINTER STORM WARNING has been issued for Jefferson and Forest counties.

The National Weather Service in State College has issued a winter storm watch, which is in effect from late Monday night through Wednesday afternoon.

*Location, central Pennsylvania.

WARREN- MCKEAN- POTTER- ELK- CAMERON- NORTHERN CLINTON– CLEARFIELD- NORTHERN CENTRE- SOUTHERN CENTRE- CAMBRIA- BLAIR- HUNTINGDON- MIFFLIN-  JUNIATA- SOMERSET- BEDFORD- FULTON-FRANKLIN- TIOGANORTHERN LYCOMING– SULLIVAN-SOUTHERN CLINTON- SOUTHERN LYCOMING- UNION-SNYDER- MONTOUR- NORTHUMBERLAND- COLUMBIA- PERRY- DAUPHIN- SCHUYLKILL- LEBANON- CUMBERLAND- ADAMS- YORK- LANCASTER-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF… WARREN… BRADFORD… COUDERSPORT… ST. MARYS… RIDGWAY… EMPORIUM… RENOVO… DUBOIS… CLEARFIELD… PHILIPSBURG… STATE COLLEGE… JOHNSTOWN… ALTOONA… HUNTINGDON… MOUNT UNION… LEWISTOWN… MIFFLINTOWN… SOMERSET… BEDFORD… MCCONNELLSBURG… CHAMBERSBURG… MANSFIELD…WELLSBORO… LAPORTE… LOCK HAVEN… WILLIAMSPORT… LEWISBURG… SELINSGROVE… DANVILLE… SUNBURY… SHAMOKIN… BLOOMSBURG… NEWPORT… HARRISBURG… HERSHEY… POTTSVILLE… LEBANON… CARLISLE… GETTYSBURG… YORK… LANCASTER

*Precipitation type, a wintry mix, starting out as snow, changing to sleet and freezing rain Tuesday.

*Accumulations, several inches of snow possible before mixing with or changing to sleet and freezing rain.

*Timing, beginning Monday night, lasting into Wednesday.

*Impacts, could significantly impact travel due to snow and ice covered roads. power outages also possible due to accretions of freezing rain on tree limbs which could knock down power lines. precautionary/preparedness actions… a winter storm watch means there is a potential for significant snow, sleet, or ice accumulations that may impact travel.


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