Saturday, March 11, 2017

Winter Storm Watch Issued for Schuylkill County

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch ahead of this week's storm.

WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WATCH, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.

* LOCATIONS... MUCH OF CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA. 

* HAZARD TYPES... HEAVY SNOW AND POTENTIAL FOR BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. 

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS... POTENTIAL FOR 6 OR MORE INCHES OF SNOW. 

* TIMING... SNOW WILL BEGIN MONDAY EVENING FROM WEST TO EAST. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL OCCUR LATE MONDAY NIGHT AND OVERNIGHT INTO TUESDAY. 

* IMPACTS... HEAVY SNOW MAY CAUSE SIGNIFICANT TRAVEL DISRUPTIONS, DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS AND ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES. 

* WINDS... NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

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