NWS Calling for 4 to 6 inches of Snow Wednesday Evening into Thursday Evening; Sleet and Freezing Rain Possible

The National Weather Service issued a Winter Storm Warning and are forecasting 4-6 inches of snow across Schuylkill County

WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 PM EST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 PM EST THURSDAY. 

THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT. 

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 4 TO 8 INCHES...ALONG WITH BRIEF PERIOD OF SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN. 

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW...AND A SHARP DROP IN TEMPERATURE. * ICE ACCUMULATIONS...LITTLE IF ANY ICE ACCUMULATION. 

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES. 

* TIMING...PATCHES OF FREEZING RAIN AND DRIZZLE WILL CHANGE TO PLAIN RAIN AFTER 7 AM. UNTREATED ROADS WILL REMAIN ICY UNTIL AROUND 7 AM. AFTER A BRIEF BREAK...SNOW WILL MOVE BACK INTO THE AREA BY LATE AFTERNOON OR EARLY THIS EVENING. THE SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO THURSDAY. 

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL. 

* WINDS...BECOMING NORTHWEST AT 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY. 

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 30S AND LOWER 40S EARLY TODAY...THEN FALLING INTO THE 20S TONIGHT. LITTLE CHANGE EXPECTED FOR THURSDAY.




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