... Lake effect snow warning in effect from noon Thursday to noon
The National Weather Service in State College has issued a lake
effect snow warning... which is in effect from noon Thursday to
noon EST Saturday. The lake effect snow watch is no longer in
* Locations... Warren County.
* Hazard types... heavy snow.
* Snow accumulations... two day snow accumulations of a foot or
more across the northwestern half of Warren County and lesser
amounts to the southeast.
* Timing... the heaviest snow is expected to fall Thursday night
through Friday night.
* Impacts... snow covered and slippery roads. The heavy snow could
make roads impassable and may produce power outages due to the
weight of the snow on tree limbs and power lines. The intensity
of the snow Inside Lake effect snow bands can reduce visibility
to near zero in a matter of minutes. The wind will also lead to
blowing and drifting snow.
* Winds... west 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 20 mph.
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation reminds motorists
to adjust speeds based on driving conditions and to take it slow
in snow and ice.
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Lake Effect Snow Warning
Issued: 7:12 PM EST Dec. 7, 2016 – National Weather Service