WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 7 PM EST FRIDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 7 PM EST FRIDAY.

* LOCATIONS…NORTHERN AND WESTERN MOUNTAINS.

Cambria, Cameron, Clearfield, Elk, McKean, Potter, Somerset, Tioga, Warren

* HAZARD TYPES…SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS…3 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW.

* TIMING…SNOW WILL BE THE MOST INTENSE FROM THE PRE-DAWN HOURS INTO MID-DAY FRIDAY.

* IMPACTS…SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AND RESTRICTED VISIBILITY. RAPIDLY FALLING TEMPERATURES MAY LEAD TO FLASH FREEZING AND ICY ROADS.

* WINDS…SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES…FALLING FROM THE MID 30S INT0 THE UPPER TEENS AND LOW 20S…WITH WIND CHILLS IN THE SINGE DIGITS.

* VISIBILITIES…REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES IN HEAVY SNOW SHOWERS AND SQUALLS.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION IF TRAVELING…ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS. MOTORISTS SHOULD BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES…WHERE SLIPPERY SPOTS DEVELOP FIRST. 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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