WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY (Elk, McKean, Warren)

RAIN WILL MOVE IN DURING THE DAY TODAY THEN TURN TO SNOW LATER IN THE DAY AS A STRONG STORM MOVES NORTHEASTWARD THROUGH THE STATE. SNOW WILL FALL DURING THE EVENING AND  OVERNIGHT HOURS OVER THE ALLEGHENY AND LAUREL MOUNTAINS. AS THE NIGHT CONTINUES… THE WINDS WILL PICK UP AND BECOME WESTERLY…CREATING LAKE EFFECT AND UPSLOPE SNOW SHOWERS. THE  EAST-FACING SLOPES AND HIGHER ELEVATIONS WILL HAVE THE GREATEST POTENTIAL TO SEE BETWEEN 2 AND 5 INCHES OF SNOW. THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF TO FLURRIES WEDNESDAY MORNING.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO NOON EST WEDNESDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO NOON EST WEDNESDAY.

* LOCATIONS…THE ALLEGHENY AND LAUREL MOUNTAINS.

* HAZARD TYPES…SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS…2 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW.

* TIMING…LATE THIS AFTERNOON UNTIL WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS…SNOW WILL CAUSE LIMITED VISIBILITIES AND SLIPPERY TRAVEL. PREVIOUSLY WET ROADWAYS MAY ALSO BECOME ICY AS THE TEMPERATURES FALL LATER TODAY.

* WINDS…WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES…IN THE UPPER 20S.

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


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