A winter storm warning remains in effect for most of central and northern Pennsylvania as a winter storm makes its approach.The warning is in effect from 8 a.m. Thursday to 8 a.m. Friday, according to the National Weather Service. Counties in central Pennsylvania in the warning area include Perry, Dauphin, Lebanon and Cumberland.“Heavy snow and sleet will move in from the south during the morning, then turn to a mixed bag of precipitation this afternoon,” according to the National Weather Service. “The heaviest period of precipitation will be during the late morning through late afternoon hours. The precipitation may turn to freezing rain for a few hours this evening, then fall as mainly light to moderate rain during the bulk of the night.”The weather agency predicts total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches, and ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch. Specifically for Harrisburg, up to 3 inches of snow is predicted.Winter storm warnings are issued for … [Read more...] about Winter storm warning remains in effect until Friday morning
Winter storm warning
Syracuse, N.Y. -- A winter storm warning has been issued for much of Upstate New York today and Friday as a coastal storm is expected to bring heavy, wet snow. The heaviest snow is expected at higher elevations: 10 inches could fall on Tug Hill and in the Adirondacks and hills of the Southern Tier. Syracuse and Binghamton could get 8 inches as the heaviest band of snow tracks from south to north in the midsection of Upstate. Forecasters are concerned about potential power outages as wet snow and freezing rain weigh down tree branches, many of which still have leaves that will increase the surface area for precipitation to stick to. Forecast snowfall totals through 7 p.m. Friday.National Weather Service "Snow develops late this afternoon into evening, and persists overnight before diminishing Friday morning," the warning for Central New York and the Finger Lakes said. "Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute." The storm is … [Read more...] about Winter storm warning in Upstate NY; 10 inches of wet snow could fall
Heavy snow and sleet likely are to move into the Harrisburg area beginning at 8 a.m. Thursday, according to a winter storm warning issued Wednesday afternoon.At 3:40 p.m., the National Weather Service issued the warning, which is to last through 8 a.m. Friday.If you are interested in a one-stop-shop for all of our thoughts on the upcoming winter storm, please bookmark our briefing page, which is updated twice daily (10am & 8pm): https://t.co/RuGCE6VUYn. For new information outside of those times, visit https://t.co/mLqvlCyW4a! #PAwx pic.twitter.com/tAnT8jdiQh— NWS State College (@NWSStateCollege) November 14, 2018 The heaviest amount of snow and sleet is expected to fall between midday and early evening Thursday, forecasters said.Snow and sleet may halt to rain or freezing rain for much of Thursday night, according to the warning, which advises motorists to plan for difficult travel conditions during the Thursday evening commute.“Be prepared for significant reductions … [Read more...] about Winter storm warning issued as snow approaches central Pa.
Syracuse, N.Y. -- A winter storm warning has been extended to Madison and Onondaga counties tonight and Wednesday. "Total snow accumulations of 5 to 10 inches are expected," said the warning, from the National Weather Services. "The heaviest snow will be late tonight and Wednesday morning." The morning commute could be hazardous, the weather service said. "A winter storm warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible," the weather service said. The warning is in effect from 7 tonight until 7 p.m. Wednesday. A warning has been issued earlier today for northern Wayne, northern Cayuga and western Oswego counties, where 6 to 15 inches of snow is expected where the lake effect snow bands spend the most time. The snow will fall in narrow bands, so drivers could be surprised as they encounter heavy snow. Contact Glenn Coin: Email | Twitter | Google + | (315) 470-3251 … [Read more...] about Winter storm warning expanded to Syracuse; 5 to 10 inches of snow possible
Syracuse, N.Y. -- A winter storm warning has been issued for northern Wayne, northern Cayuga and western Oswego counties for tonight and Wednesday. The National Weather Service said those areas could get a foot of lake effect snow from 7 tonight until 6 p.m. Wednesday. The warning supersedes the lesser winter storm watch issued earlier today. "Total snow accumulations of 6 to 15 inches are expected in the most persistent lake snows," the weather service said. The snow will fall in narrow bands, so drivers could be surprised as they encounter heavy snow. "Travel could be very difficult to impossible," the warning said. "The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute." Contact Glenn Coin: Email | Twitter | Google + | (315) 470-3251 … [Read more...] about Winter storm warning issued for parts of Central NY