Winter Storm Warning Issued for Schuylkill County

A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for Schuylkill County.

At 4:15am, Friday, The National Weather Service issued the following message:


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

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 AM EST SUNDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN 
EFFECT. 

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 10 INCHES. 

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN FRIDAY NIGHT. THE PERIOD OF HEAVIEST 
SNOW WITH RAPID ACCUMULATION RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR 
WILL BE FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY EVENING. SNOW WILL 
TAPER OFF SATURDAY NIGHT AND END BY EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. 

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. BLOWING AND DRIFTING 
SNOW. THE HEAVY WET SNOW WILL MAKE SHOVELING VERY DIFFICULT AND 
MAY CAUSE POWER OUTAGES

This alert also includes Berks, Carbon, Lebanon, and Dauphin counties and those in Southern Pennsylvania.
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