Winter Weather Advisory/Wind Chill Watch Issued

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory and Wind Chill Watch from Saturday into Sunday

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SATURDAY TO 7 AM EST SUNDAY... 

...WIND CHILL WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SATURDAY TO 7 AM EST SUNDAY. 

 * LOCATIONS...MUCH OF CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA. * HAZARD TYPES...SNOW...BLOWING SNOW AND DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS. 

 * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES. * WIND CHILLS...20 TO 30 DEGREES BELOW ZERO SATURDAY NIGHT. 

 * TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL OVERSPREAD THE AREA BY LATE SATURDAY MORNING. HEAVY SNOW SQUALLS WILL MOVE THROUGH DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON OR EARLY EVENING. THE SQUALLS WILL BE FOLLOWED BY BLOWING SNOW AND DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...POOR DRIVING CONDITIONS...MAINLY LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON OR EVENING IN SNOW SQUALLS. POSSIBLE FROSTBITE TO EXPOSED SKIN SATURDAY NIGHT. 

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH SATURDAY NIGHT. 

 * TEMPERATURES...ZERO TO 5 BELOW ZERO LATE SATURDAY NIGHT. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... IF YOU WILL BE OUTDOORS...DRESS IN LAYERS AND WEAR A HAT AND GLOVES. YOUNG CHILDREN...THE ELDERLY AND THE HOMELESS ARE ESPECIALLY VULNERABLE TO THE COLD. APPROPRIATE ACTION SHOULD BE TAKEN TO ENSURE PETS HAVE ADEQUATE PROTECTION FROM THE COLD TEMPERATURES. 

 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.


This advisory and watch include the following counties in Central Pennsylvania

NORTHERN CLINTON-NORTHERN CENTRE-SOUTHERN CENTRE-BLAIR-HUNTINGDON- MIFFLIN-JUNIATA-TIOGA-NORTHERN LYCOMING-SULLIVAN-SOUTHERN CLINTON- SOUTHERN LYCOMING-UNION-SNYDER-MONTOUR-NORTHUMBERLAND-COLUMBIA- SCHUYLKILL

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