...Winter Storm Warning in effect from 3 am Wednesday to 4 am EST Thursday...
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 4 am EST Thursday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in effect.
* Locations...portions of the central mountains and middle Susquehanna valley.
* Hazard types...heavy snow.
* Snow accumulations...4 to 8 inches. The higher accumulations will be in the higher elevations to the east of the Susquehanna River...with lighter amounts in the valleys...especially those valley locations west of the Susquehanna River.
* Timing...snow will begin late tonight...which will be a few hours before sunrise Wednesday morning. The snow will become most intense during the morning and early afternoon. The snow will taper off Wednesday evening from west to east.
* Impacts...snow covered roads. Significant impact to Holiday travel. Travel will be extremely difficult and is not advisable on Wednesday.
* Winds...north 5 mph or less.
* Temperatures...in the lower 30s.
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.