... Changes to the local storm reports...
The National Weather Service eastern region weather forecast offices
will be adding winter weather observations of snow... sleet and
freezing rain or ice in near real time to our local storm reports
This change will allow vendors to automatically collect... plot and
display winter observations graphically during precipitation events.
Reports of snow... sleet and ice will also be issued in our
local public information statements.
For this winter season... we will include observations for...
Snowfall accumulations of at least 2 inches...
snowfall hourly rates of at least 2 inches...
sleet accumulations of at least 1 inch...
and for any amount of freezing rain or ice accumulation.
Event entries in local storm reports will be documented as...
Snow for accumulations of less than 6 inches...
heavy snow for accumulations reaching at least 6 inches...
freezing rain for ice accumulations of less than one half inch...
ice storm for accumulations of one half inch or more.
Hourly snowfall rates will be included as a remark in either the
snow or heavy snow entries.
For additional information contact warning coordination meteorologist
David nicosia at David.Nicosia@noaa.Gov.
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Public Information Statement
Statement as of 1:30 PM EST on November 25, 2015
Nearby Radar Stations
- Beach Haven
- Bear Creek
- Bear Creek Township
- Forty Fort
- Glen Lyon
- Hanover Township
- Harveys Lake
- Hunlock Creek
- Hunlock Township
- Huntington Mills
- Jackson Township
- Jenkins Township
- Korn Krest
- Lattimer Mines
- Laurel Run
- Miners Mill
- Misericordia University
- Monroe Township
- Mountain Top
- Pittston Township
- Plains Township
- Port Griffith
- Rock Glen
- Saint Johns
- Sugar Notch
- Sweet Valley
- Warrior Run
- West Hazleton
- West Pittston
- West Wyoming
- White Haven
- Wilkes Barre
- Wilkes Barre Township