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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
418 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

MDZ008-PAZ054-055-060>062-101-102-262130-
CECIL-CARBON-MONROE-BERKS-LEHIGH-NORTHAMPTON-WESTERN CHESTER-
EASTERN CHESTER-
418 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST MARYLAND...EAST
CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA...NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA AND SOUTHEAST
PENNSYLVANIA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

THERE WILL BE AN INITIAL SHOT OF LIGHT SNOW TONIGHT INTO MONDAY
MORNING BEFORE THE MAIN SNOWSTORM ARRIVES ON MONDAY NIGHT AND
TUESDAY. SNOWFALL AMOUNTS TONIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING ARE FORECAST
TO RANGE FROM ONE TO THREE INCHES AND THE SNOW WILL HAVE AN IMPACT
ON MONDAY MORNING`S COMMUTE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

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

   WINTER STORM WATCH.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
408 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

...A MAJOR WINTER STORM WILL IMPACT OUR AREA MONDAY INTO TUESDAY...

.LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK FROM THE OHIO VALLEY TO THE MID ATLANTIC
TONIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING BRINGING MAINLY SOME LIGHT SNOW TO MUCH
OF THE REGION. THIS STORM WILL THEN RAPIDLY INTENSIFY INTO A
NOR`EASTER LATE MONDAY. THERE IS STILL SOME UNCERTAINTY WITH THE
DETAILS, MAINLY FOR THE WESTERN AND SOUTHWESTERN AREAS OF OUR
REGION. THIS STORM IS EXPECTED TO RESULT IN DETERIORATING
CONDITIONS AS WE GO THROUGH MONDAY INTO TUESDAY, WITH WIDESPREAD
TRAVEL IMPACTS EXPECTED.

DEZ001-MDZ008-PAZ054-055-060>062-101-102-261000-
/O.CON.KPHI.WS.A.0001.150126T1700Z-150127T1700Z/
NEW CASTLE-CECIL-CARBON-MONROE-BERKS-LEHIGH-NORTHAMPTON-
WESTERN CHESTER-EASTERN CHESTER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WILMINGTON...ELKTON...JIM THORPE...
STROUDSBURG...READING...ALLENTOWN...BETHLEHEM...EASTON...
HONEY BROOK...OXFORD...WEST CHESTER...KENNETT SQUARE
408 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW WITH BLOWING AND DRIFTING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 12 INCHES POSSIBLE. THERE REMAINS SOME
  UNCERTAINTY ON WHERE THE WESTERN EDGE OF THE HEAVY SNOW SETS UP.

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPS EARLY MONDAY MORNING AND SHOULD SLOW THE
  MORNING COMMUTE. THE BRUNT OF THE STORM BEGINS LATER MONDAY
  AFTERNOON OR EVENING, THEN EVENTUALLY WINDS DOWN TUESDAY
  MORNING.

* IMPACTS...COULD BE A MAJOR IMPACT ON TRAVEL ESPECIALLY MONDAY
  NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING, WITH BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW
  INCREASING LATE MONDAY AND TUESDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH MONDAY, THEN BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
  20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY.

* TEMPERATURES...AROUND THE MID 20S MONDAY, THEN DROPPING TO THE
  UPPER TEENS TO LOWER 20S MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY.

* VISIBILITIES...AS LOW AS ONE QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR
THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$



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