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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
547 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OVER NORTHERN PENNSYLVANIA FOR MUCH OF THE
NIGHT PROVIDED CLEAR SKIES AND QUITE COLD TEMPERATURES. THIS COLD
AIRMASS WILL STAY ENTRENCHED THROUGHOUT THE VALLEYS OF CENTRAL AND
NORTHERN PENNSYLVANIA...AND LEAD TO A PROLONGED...MIXED
PRECIPITATION EVENT AFTER A RELATIVELY BRIEF...FEW HOUR PERIOD OF
SNOW LATER THIS MORNING AND THIS AFTERNOON. LOW PRESSURE MOVING
FROM THE CENTRAL PLAINS TO THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES IS THE CULPRIT
RESPONSIBLE FOR THIS UPCOMING BOUT OF WINTER WEATHER.

TEMPERATURES EARLY TODAY RANGED FROM JUST BELOW ZERO OVER
PORTIONS OF THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS...TO AROUND 20 DEGREES IN THE
LOWER SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY. THE MERCURY WILL CLIMB SLOWLY THROUGHOUT
THE DAY REACHING A LATE DAY HIGH IN THE UPPER 20S ACROSS THE
NORTH...TO LOWER 30S IN THE SOUTH.

THE LAUREL HIGHLANDS...AND THEN MUCH OF SOUTHERN PENNSYLVANIA
WILL SEE MILDER AIR WORK INTO THE AREA LATE TONIGHT AND
WEDNESDAY... WITH TEMPERATURES CLIMBING INTO THE UPPER 30S TO
LOWER 40S.

COLDER...SUB-FREEZING AIR WILL MOVE BACK IN...FROM NORTHWEST TO
SOUTHEAST...ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH WEDNESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY
NIGHT AND CHANGE THE LINGERING PRECIPITATION BACK TO STEADY LIGHT
TO MODERATE SNOW BEFORE THINGS FINALLY TAPER OFF BY MIDDAY
THURSDAY.

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LAMBERT



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