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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
1223 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

PAZ019-027-028-036-045-046-049>053-056>059-063>066-040900-
/O.CON.KCTP.WW.Y.0019.150303T2000Z-150304T0900Z/
SOUTHERN CENTRE-MIFFLIN-JUNIATA-FRANKLIN-SOUTHERN CLINTON-
SOUTHERN LYCOMING-UNION-SNYDER-MONTOUR-NORTHUMBERLAND-COLUMBIA-
PERRY-DAUPHIN-SCHUYLKILL-LEBANON-CUMBERLAND-ADAMS-YORK-LANCASTER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...STATE COLLEGE...LEWISTOWN...
MIFFLINTOWN...CHAMBERSBURG...LOCK HAVEN...WILLIAMSPORT...
LEWISBURG...SELINSGROVE...DANVILLE...SUNBURY...SHAMOKIN...
BLOOMSBURG...BERWICK...NEWPORT...HARRISBURG...HERSHEY...
POTTSVILLE...LEBANON...CARLISLE...GETTYSBURG...YORK...LANCASTER
1223 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...SOUTH CENTRAL AND CENTRAL MOUNTAINS....LOWER TO
  MIDDLE SUSQUEHANNA RIVER VALLEY.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW AND SLEET CHANGING TO FREEZING RAIN.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF UP TO 1 INCH...ALONG WITH A
  COATING TO SEVERAL HUNDRETHS OF AN INCH OF ICE. AREAS NORTH OF
  STATE COLLEGE AND LEWISTOWN MAY SEE BETWEEN ONE AND TWO TENTHS
  OF AN INCH OF ICE.

* TIMING...SNOW AND SLEET WILL MIX WITH FREEZING RAIN BEFORE
  CHANGING TO ALL FREEZING RAIN LATE AFTERNOON OR EARLY EVENING. A
  COMPLETE CHANGEOVER TO PERIODS OF LIGHT RAIN IS LIKELY OVER MUCH
  OF THE SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND LOWER SUSQUEHANNA RIVER
  VALLEY THIS EVENING. HOWEVER...AREAS OF LIGHT FREEZING OR
  FREEZING DRIZZLE MAY PERSIST FOR MUCH OF TONIGHT THROUGHOUT THE
  CENTRAL MOUNTAINS.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL AND SLIPPERY UNTREATED WALKWAYS.
  ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES POSSIBLE WHERE THE FREEZING RAIN IS
  HEAVIER.

* WINDS...SOUTH 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.
USE 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.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
532 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

PAZ019-027-028-036-045-046-049>053-056>059-063>066-041045-
SOUTHERN CENTRE-MIFFLIN-JUNIATA-FRANKLIN-SOUTHERN CLINTON-
SOUTHERN LYCOMING-UNION-SNYDER-MONTOUR-NORTHUMBERLAND-COLUMBIA-PERRY-
DAUPHIN-SCHUYLKILL-LEBANON-CUMBERLAND-ADAMS-YORK-LANCASTER-
532 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
4 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

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

   WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY.

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

PRECIPITATION IN THE FORM OF PATCHY LIGHT RAIN OR FREEZING RAIN
EARLY WEDNESDAY WILL GRADUALLY CHANGE BACK TO SNOW LATE WEDNESDAY
AND CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...AS A COLD FRONT SAGS
SLOWLY SOUTH OF PENNSYLVANIA AND A WAVE OF LOW PRESSURE RIDES
NORTHEAST ALONG IT. MODERATE SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES
ARE POSSIBLE BY THURSDAY MORNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$



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