Winter storm watch issued
Pretty much all of eastern and central Pennsylvania, and as far west as Altoona, are under a “Winter Storm Watch” that could turn into a warning come Monday or Tuesday in advance of a snow storm.
Here’s the latest from the National Weather Service:
..WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING…
– HAZARD TYPES…Heavy snow and potential for blowing and
– 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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