LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY

LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS AND LOCALIZED HEAVY SQUALLS WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT THE NORTHWESTERN MOUNTAINS OF PENNSYLVANIA INTO THURSDAY…

WARREN-MCKEAN- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…WARREN…BRADFORD

1011 PM EST WED DEC 8 2010

…LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THURSDAY…

A LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THURSDAY.

* LOCATION…WARREN AND MCKEAN COUNTIES.

* ACCUMULATIONS…LOCALIZED ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW BY THURSDAY MORNING.

* TIMING…PERIODS OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS AND LOCALIZED HEAVIER BANDS OF SQUALLS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

* WINDS…WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS OF 10 TO 15 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 20 MPH.

* IMPACTS…SNOW COVERED ROADS AND HAZARDOUS TRAVEL. LOW VISIBILITIES OF ONE QUARTER OF A MILE OR LESS AT TIMES DUE TO OCCASIONAL HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* TEMPERATURES…EARLY MORNING LOWS AROUND 10 DEGREES AND HIGHS AROUND 20 DEGREES. WIND CHILLS WILL BE BETWEEN ZERO AND 10 ABOVE. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF LAKE- EFFECT SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS. LAKE- EFFECT SNOW TYPICALLY FALLS AS NARROW BANDS OF HEAVY SNOW WITHIN A LARGER AREA OF LIGHTER SNOW. SNOWFALL RATES OF OVER AN INCH PER HOUR ARE LIKELY UNDER THE HEAVIER BANDS. VISIBILITIES VARY GREATLY AND CAN DROP TO ZERO WITHIN MINUTES. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL… KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT…FOOD…BLANKETS 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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