Thursday, February 24, 2022

WEATHER ALERT: Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Schuylkill County


A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Schuylkill County.
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM EST FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Mixed precipitation expected. Total sleet and snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches and ice accumulations of one tenth to one quarter of an inch. The most snow will be closer to Interstate 80, while the lowest sleet and snow amounts are expected along and south of the PA Turnpike.

* WHERE...Southern Lycoming, Union, Snyder, Montour, Northumberland, Columbia, Dauphin, Schuylkill, Lebanon, and Lancaster

* WHEN...From 7 PM this evening to 10 AM EST Friday.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions will impact the Friday morning commute. Travel disruptions are expected to be significant overnight, and into mid-morning Friday north of Interstate 81.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...An initial burst of snow will turn to mainly sleet. Several hours of sleet will be followed by several hours of freezing rain. This combination will create a thick layer of ice. Temperatures will gradually warm to just above freezing in most places before sunrise south of Interstate 81 and later Friday morning north of Interstate 81. Gusty winds on Friday, mainly after the precipitation ends, could lead to power outages.

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