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000 WWUS41 KCTP 130331 WSWCTP URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA 1031 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016 PAZ004-131545- /O.CON.KCTP.LE.W.0004.000000T0000Z-160214T0300Z/ /O.CON.KCTP.WC.W.0001.160213T0900Z-160214T1600Z/ WARREN- INCLUDING THE CITY OF...WARREN 1031 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016 ...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST SATURDAY... ...WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SATURDAY TO 11 AM EST SUNDAY... * HAZARD TYPES...SIGNIFICANT LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS. * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 4 TO 6 INCHES BY SATURDAY MORNING WITH ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS ON SATURDAY. STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL OVER 10 INCHES IS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE SNOWBELT OF NORTHWEST WARREN COUNTY. SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF THE SNOW WILL ALSO OCCUR. * TIMING...NOW THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. SOME OF THE HEAVIEST SNOW COULD FALL LATE SATURDAY. * WIND CHILLS...AS LOW AS 20 TO 30 DEGREES BELOW ZERO. * IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED AND HAZARDOUS ROAD CONDITIONS...ALONG WITH FROSTBITE TO EXPOSED SKIN IN JUST 15 TO 30 MINUTES. * WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH. * TEMPERATURES...FALLING TO SLIGHTLY BELOW ZERO TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...THEN DOWN TO AROUND 10 BELOW ZERO SATURDAY NIGHT. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... TO THE REGION BETWEEN 7 PM AND 10 PM A LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF LAKE- EFFECT SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS. LAKE- EFFECT SNOW TYPICALLY FALLS AS NARROW BANDS OF HEAVY SNOW WITHIN A LARGER AREA OF LIGHTER SNOW. SNOWFALL RATES OF OVER AN INCH PER HOUR ARE LIKELY UNDER THE HEAVIER BANDS. VISIBILITIES VARY GREATLY AND CAN DROP TO ZERO WITHIN MINUTES. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL... KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...BLANKETS AND A CELLULAR PHONE IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY. STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR FAVORITE SOURCE OF WEATHER INFORMATION FOR THE LATEST UPDATES. ADDITIONAL DETAILS CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT... WEATHER.GOV/STATECOLLEGE. IF YOU WILL BE OUTDOORS...DRESS IN LAYERS AND WEAR A HAT AND GLOVES. YOUNG CHILDREN...THE ELDERLY AND THE HOMELESS ARE ESPECIALLY VULNERABLE TO THE COLD. APPROPRIATE ACTION SHOULD BE TAKEN TO ENSURE PETS HAVE ADEQUATE PROTECTION FROM THE COLD TEMPERATURES. && $$ PAZ005-131545- /O.CON.KCTP.WC.W.0001.160213T0900Z-160214T1600Z/ /O.CON.KCTP.LE.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-160214T0300Z/ MCKEAN- INCLUDING THE CITY OF...BRADFORD 1031 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016 ...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST SATURDAY... ...WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SATURDAY TO 11 AM EST SUNDAY... * HAZARD TYPES...LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS. * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 3 INCHES BY SATURDAY MORNING...WITH ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS EXPECTED DURING THE DAY SATURDAY AND SATURDAY EVENING. STORM TOTALS OF 3 TO 8 INCHES ARE EXPECTED. SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF THE SNOW WILL ALSO OCCUR. * TIMING...NOW THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. SOME OF THE HEAVIEST SNOW COULD FALL LATE SATURDAY. * WIND CHILLS...AS LOW AS 20 TO 30 DEGREES BELOW ZERO. * IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED AND HAZARDOUS ROAD CONDITIONS...ALONG WITH FROSTBITE TO EXPOSED SKIN IN JUST 15 TO 30 MINUTES. * WINDS...NORTHWEST AT 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH. * TEMPERATURES...FALLING TO SLIGHTLY BELOW ZERO TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...THEN DOWN TO AROUND 10 BELOW ZERO SATURDAY NIGHT. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... IF YOU WILL BE OUTDOORS...DRESS IN LAYERS AND WEAR A HAT AND GLOVES. YOUNG CHILDREN...THE ELDERLY AND THE HOMELESS ARE ESPECIALLY VULNERABLE TO THE COLD. APPROPRIATE ACTION SHOULD BE TAKEN TO ENSURE PETS HAVE ADEQUATE PROTECTION FROM THE COLD TEMPERATURES. IN LAKE EFFECT SNOW THE WEATHER CAN VARY FROM LOCALLY HEAVY SNOW IN NARROW BANDS TO CLEAR SKIES JUST A FEW MILES AWAY. IF YOU WILL BE TRAVELING ACROSS THE REGION BE PREPARED FOR RAPID CHANGES IN ROAD AND VISIBILITY CONDITIONS. REPORT SNOW ACCUMULATION TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE BY SENDING AN EMAIL TO CTP.STORMREPORTS@NOAA.GOV... POSTING TO THE NWS STATE COLLEGE FACEBOOK PAGE...OR TWEET...USING THE HASHTAG C...T...P...W...X. && $$ PAZ006-037-041-042-131545- /O.CON.KCTP.WC.W.0001.160213T0900Z-160214T1600Z/ POTTER-TIOGA-NORTHERN LYCOMING-SULLIVAN- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COUDERSPORT...MANSFIELD...WELLSBORO... TROUT RUN 1031 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016 ...WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SATURDAY TO 11 AM EST SUNDAY... * LOCATIONS...THE NORTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OF PENNSYLVANIA. * HAZARD TYPES...DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS. * WIND CHILLS...FALLING TO BETWEEN 20 AND 25 BELOW ZERO BY DAYBREAK SATURDAY THEN STAYING IN THAT RANGE RIGHT THROUGH MUCH OF SUNDAY MORNING. * IMPACTS...FROSTBITE TO EXPOSED SKIN IN 15 TO 30 MINUTES. * WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH TONIGHT...WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH. * TEMPERATURES...FALLING TO NEAR OR SLIGHTLY BELOW ZERO TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...THEN DOWN TO AROUND 10 BELOW ZERO SATURDAY NIGHT. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... IF YOU WILL BE OUTDOORS...DRESS IN LAYERS AND WEAR A HAT AND GLOVES. YOUNG CHILDREN...THE ELDERLY AND THE HOMELESS ARE ESPECIALLY VULNERABLE TO THE COLD. APPROPRIATE ACTION SHOULD BE TAKEN TO ENSURE PETS HAVE ADEQUATE PROTECTION FROM THE COLD TEMPERATURES. && $$ PAZ010-017-024-033-131545- /O.CON.KCTP.WW.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-160214T0300Z/ /O.CON.KCTP.WC.Y.0002.160213T0900Z-160214T1600Z/ ELK-CLEARFIELD-CAMBRIA-SOMERSET- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ST. MARYS...RIDGWAY...DUBOIS... CLEARFIELD...JOHNSTOWN...SOMERSET 1031 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST SATURDAY... ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SATURDAY TO 11 AM EST SUNDAY... * LOCATIONS...THE ALLEGHENY PLATEAU AND LAUREL HIGHLANDS. * HAZARD TYPES...SNOW AND DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS. * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 3 INCHES BY SATURDAY MORNING...ALONG WITH SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF THE SNOW. ADDITIONAL LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED DURING THE DAY SATURDAY. STORM TOTALS OF 5 TO 8 INCHES...WITH THE HIGHEST VALUES ON THE RIDGES OF SOMERSET AND CAMBRIA COUNTIES. * TIMING...AN ARCTIC FRONT WILL CREATE HEAVY SNOW SQUALLS EARLY TONIGHT...POSSIBLY ACCOMPANIED BY WHITEOUT CONDITIONS. THE VERY COLD AIRMASS BLOWING OVER THE GREAT LAKES WILL BE LIFTED ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...GENERATING FREQUENT SNOW SHOWERS OF VARYING INTENSITY. * WIND CHILLS...FALLING TO BETWEEN 20 AND 25 BELOW ZERO BY DAYBREAK SATURDAY THEN STAYING IN THAT RANGE RIGHT THROUGH MUCH OF SUNDAY MORNING. * IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED AND HAZARDOUS ROAD CONDITIONS...ALONG WITH POTENTIAL FROSTBITE TO EXPOSED SKIN IN JUST 15 TO 30 MINUTES. * WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH EARLY TONIGHT SHIFTING TO NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH. * TEMPERATURES...FALLING TO NEAR OR SLIGHTLY BELOW ZERO TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...THEN DOWN TO AROUND 10 BELOW ZERO SATURDAY NIGHT. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... IF YOU WILL BE OUTDOORS...DRESS IN LAYERS AND WEAR A HAT AND GLOVES. YOUNG CHILDREN...THE ELDERLY AND THE HOMELESS ARE ESPECIALLY VULNERABLE TO THE COLD. APPROPRIATE ACTION SHOULD BE TAKEN TO ENSURE PETS HAVE ADEQUATE PROTECTION FROM THE COLD TEMPERATURES. && $$ PAZ011-012-018-131545- /O.CON.KCTP.WC.Y.0002.160213T0900Z-160214T1600Z/ CAMERON-NORTHERN CLINTON-NORTHERN CENTRE- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EMPORIUM...RENOVO...PHILIPSBURG 1031 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016 ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SATURDAY TO 11 AM EST SUNDAY... * LOCATIONS...THE NORTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OF PENNSYLVANIA. * HAZARD TYPES...DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS. * WIND CHILLS...15 TO 20 BELOW ZERO. * TIMING...EARLY SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. * IMPACTS...FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA ARE POSSIBLE IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. * WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH. * TEMPERATURES...IN THE SINGLE DIGITS ABOVE ZERO SATURDAY...FALLING TO THE SINGLE DIGITS BELOW ZERO EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... IF YOU WILL BE OUTDOORS...DRESS IN LAYERS AND WEAR A HAT AND GLOVES. YOUNG CHILDREN...THE ELDERLY AND THE HOMELESS ARE ESPECIALLY VULNERABLE TO THE COLD. APPROPRIATE ACTION SHOULD BE TAKEN TO ENSURE PETS HAVE ADEQUATE PROTECTION FROM THE COLD TEMPERATURES. && $$ PAZ019-025>028-034>036-045-046-049>053-056>059-063>066-131545- /O.CON.KCTP.WC.Y.0002.160213T2200Z-160214T1600Z/ SOUTHERN CENTRE-BLAIR-HUNTINGDON-MIFFLIN-JUNIATA-BEDFORD-FULTON- FRANKLIN-SOUTHERN CLINTON-SOUTHERN LYCOMING-UNION-SNYDER-MONTOUR- NORTHUMBERLAND-COLUMBIA-PERRY-DAUPHIN-SCHUYLKILL-LEBANON- CUMBERLAND-ADAMS-YORK-LANCASTER- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...STATE COLLEGE...ALTOONA...HUNTINGDON... MOUNT UNION...LEWISTOWN...MIFFLINTOWN...BEDFORD... MCCONNELLSBURG...CHAMBERSBURG...LOCK HAVEN...WILLIAMSPORT... LEWISBURG...SELINSGROVE...DANVILLE...SUNBURY...SHAMOKIN... BLOOMSBURG...BERWICK...NEWPORT...HARRISBURG...HERSHEY... POTTSVILLE...LEBANON...CARLISLE...GETTYSBURG...YORK...LANCASTER 1031 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016 ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM SATURDAY TO 11 AM EST SUNDAY... * LOCATIONS...THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY. * HAZARD TYPES...DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS. * WIND CHILLS...15 TO 20 BELOW ZERO. * TIMING...LATE SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. * IMPACTS...FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA ARE POSSIBLE IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. * WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH. * TEMPERATURES...IN THE SINGLE DIGITS TO TEENS SATURDAY...FALLING TO BETWEEN 5 BELOW AND 5 ABOVE ZERO EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... IF YOU WILL BE OUTDOORS...DRESS IN LAYERS AND WEAR A HAT AND GLOVES. YOUNG CHILDREN...THE ELDERLY AND THE HOMELESS ARE ESPECIALLY VULNERABLE TO THE COLD. APPROPRIATE ACTION SHOULD BE TAKEN TO ENSURE PETS HAVE ADEQUATE PROTECTION FROM THE COLD TEMPERATURES. && $$

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