Winter Storm Warning Issued for Schuylkill County

The National Weather Service has upgraded the Winter Storm Watch to a Winter Storm Warning for Saturday

WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM SATURDAY TO 6 AM EST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM SATURDAY TO 6 AM EST SUNDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT. 

* LOCATIONS...THE LAUREL HIGHLANDS AND SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS. 

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW. A LIGHT COATING OF ICE MAY ALSO OCCUR SATURDAY NIGHT. 

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 5 TO 9 INCHES...ALONG WITH A LIGHT COATING OF ICE. 

* TIMING...SNOW WILL ARRIVE AROUND OR WITHIN AN HOUR OR TWO AFTER SUNRISE. THE SNOW WILL BECOME HEAVY WITH THE HIGHEST SNOWFALL RATES IN THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. ADDITIONALLY...THERE COULD BE SOME LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE SATURDAY NIGHT AS THE SNOW TAPERS OFF. 

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL ALL DAY SATURDAY AND INTO SATURDAY NIGHT. 
* WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH AT 5 TO 10 MPH.
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