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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
336 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

PAZ024>028-033>036-056>059-063>066-270845-
CAMBRIA-BLAIR-HUNTINGDON-MIFFLIN-JUNIATA-SOMERSET-BEDFORD-FULTON-
FRANKLIN-PERRY-DAUPHIN-SCHUYLKILL-LEBANON-CUMBERLAND-ADAMS-YORK-
LANCASTER-
336 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...

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 STORM WARNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

THE PROBABILITY OF WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
334 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

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

.A STORM SYSTEM JUST OFF THE ATLANTIC COAST WILL MOVE NORTHWARD
TODAY SPREADING A SWATH OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW ACROSS SOUTHERN
AND EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA THROUGH MOST OF THE DAY.

PAZ024>028-033>036-056>059-063>066-270500-
/O.CON.KCTP.WS.W.0008.000000T0000Z-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
334 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST
TONIGHT...

* 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 BY MORNING...BUT QUICKLY TURN TO ALL SNOW AS IT
  MOVES TO THE NORTH OF THE TURNPIKE. THE RAIN AND SNOW IN THE FAR
  SOUTHERN TIER WILL TURN TO ALL SNOW BY MID MORNING. THE SNOW
  WILL BE HEAVIEST DURING THE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON AND 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 TODAY.

* WINDS...NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOW TO MID 30S.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TRAVEL IS DISCOURAGED TODAY. 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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