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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
409 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

PAZ024>028-033>036-056>059-063>066-262115-
CAMBRIA-BLAIR-HUNTINGDON-MIFFLIN-JUNIATA-SOMERSET-BEDFORD-FULTON-
FRANKLIN-PERRY-DAUPHIN-SCHUYLKILL-LEBANON-CUMBERLAND-ADAMS-YORK-
LANCASTER-
409 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM WEDNESDAY TO MIDNIGHT
EST WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO
WEATHER.GOV/STATECOLLEGE ON THE INTERNET FOR MORE
INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   WINTER STORM WARNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO
WEATHER.GOV/STATECOLLEGE ON THE INTERNET FOR MORE
INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   WINTER STORM WARNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
255 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED ACROSS A LARGE PORTION OF CENTRAL
PENNSYLVANIA AND THE SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY WEDNESDAY WHICH WILL
SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACT THE PRIME HOLIDAY TRAVEL PERIOD...

.A STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE NORTHWARD JUST OFF THE ATLANTIC COAST ON
WEDNESDAY. THIS STORM WILL SPREAD A SWATH OF HEAVY SNOW ACROSS
THE SOUTHERN AND EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MOST
OF WEDNESDAY.

PAZ024>028-033>036-056>059-063>066-260800-
/O.UPG.KCTP.WS.A.0007.141126T0900Z-141127T0500Z/
/O.NEW.KCTP.WS.W.0008.141126T0800Z-141127T0500Z/
CAMBRIA-BLAIR-HUNTINGDON-MIFFLIN-JUNIATA-SOMERSET-BEDFORD-FULTON-
FRANKLIN-PERRY-DAUPHIN-SCHUYLKILL-LEBANON-CUMBERLAND-ADAMS-YORK-
LANCASTER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JOHNSTOWN...ALTOONA...HUNTINGDON...
MOUNT UNION...LEWISTOWN...MIFFLINTOWN...SOMERSET...BEDFORD...
MCCONNELLSBURG...CHAMBERSBURG...NEWPORT...HARRISBURG...HERSHEY...
POTTSVILLE...LEBANON...CARLISLE...GETTYSBURG...YORK...LANCASTER
255 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM WEDNESDAY TO MIDNIGHT
EST WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM
WEDNESDAY TO MIDNIGHT EST WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THE WINTER STORM WATCH
IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS...THE POCONOS...SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY AND SOUTH CENTRAL
  MOUNTAINS...INCLUDING THE LAUREL HIGHLANDS.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES. THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS WILL BE
  IN THE POCONOS AND HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY
  NORTH OF HARRISBURG. THE LOWER AMOUNTS WILL BE IN THE LOWER
  ELEVATIONS SOUTH OF HARRISBURG.

* TIMING...A MIX OF SNOW AND RAIN WILL MOVE INTO SOUTHERN
  PENNSYLVANIA LATE TONIGHT...BUT QUICKLY TURN TO ALL SNOW AS IT
  MOVES TO THE NORTH OF THE TURNPIKE BEFORE SUNRISE. THE RAIN AND
  SNOW IN THE FAR SOUTHERN TIER WILL TURN TO ALL SNOW IN THE
  MORNING. THE SNOW WILL BE HEAVIEST DURING THE MORNING AND EARLY
  AFTERNOON. THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF IN THE LATE AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED ROADS. SIGNIFICANT IMPACT TO HOLIDAY
  TRAVEL. TRAVEL WILL BECOME EXTREMELY DIFFICULT AND IS NOT
  ADVISABLE DURING LATE TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTH AT 5 TO 10 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...GENERALLY IN THE LOWER 30S...EXCEPT MID 30S IN
  SOUTHERN YORK AND LANCASTER COUNTIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TRAVEL IS DISCOURAGED LATE TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY EVENING. YOU MAY
NEED TO CHANGE TRAVEL PLANS IF POSSIBLE TO AVOID THE HEAVIEST OF
THE SNOW. SNOWFALL RATES OF MORE THAN AN INCH PER HOUR ARE
POSSIBLE AT TIMES. SNOW THAT INTENSE WILL MAKE IT DIFFICULT FOR
ROAD CREWS TO KEEP THE ROADS CLEAR.

DANGEROUS WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. USE EXTREME
CAUTION IF TRAVELING. FOR THE LATEST WEATHER INFORMATION...GO TO
WEATHER.GOV/STATECOLLEGE OR MONITOR NOAA WEATHER RADIO.

REPORT SNOW OR ICE ACCUMULATION TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
STATE COLLEGE BY SENDING AN EMAIL TO CTP.STORMREPORTS@NOAA.GOV...
POSTING TO THE NWS STATE COLLEGE FACEBOOK PAGE...OR TWEET
@NWSSTATECOLLEGE WITH THE HASHTAG C...T...P...W...X.

&&

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