Sunday, March 12, 2017

Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 03/12/2017


Schuylkill County Weather Forecast for 03/12/2017

Sunday - Cloudy - High near 30
Sunday Night - Cloudy - Low in the Mid Teens
Monday - Cloudy - High in the Mid 30's

*** SNOW EVENT ***

**Winter Storm Watch Issued (See Below)**

Monday Night - Cloudy with Snow Beginning - Low in the Mid 20's
Tuesday - Snow -  High near 30
Tuesday Night - Snow Showers - Low in the Mid Teens 
Wednesday - Snow Showers and Windy - High in the Mid 20's

**No totals will be posted until closer to the storm

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Thursday - Cloudy - High in the Lower 30's


***Winter Storm Watch Issued for Schuylkill County ***

WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING... 

* LOCATIONS... LAUREL HIGHLANDS... WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST MOUNTAINS. 

* HAZARD TYPES... HEAVY SNOW AND POTENTIAL FOR BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS... THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR 6 INCHES OR MORE IN THE ALLEGHENIES AND LAUREL HIGHLANDS. THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS, SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY, AND NORTHEAST MOUNTAINS HAVE THE POTENTIAL FOR 10 INCHES OR MORE OF SNOW. 

* TIMING... SNOW WILL MOVE INTO NORTHWESTERN PA LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON AND INTO SOUTHERN PA MONDAY EVENING. THE SNOW WILL RAPIDLY COVER THE ENTIRE AREA BEFORE MIDNIGHT. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL OCCUR MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH NOON ON TUESDAY. 

* IMPACTS... THE HEAVY SNOW WILL MAKE MANY ROADS IMPASSABLE AND MAY PRODUCE WIDESPREAD POWER OUTAGES DUE TO THE WEIGHT OF THE SNOW ON TREE LIMBS AND POWER LINES. 

* WINDS... NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

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