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NWS issues Winter Weather Advisory for most of Central Pa. beginning Monday

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR A MIX OF SNOW AND SLEET CHANGING TO FREEZING RAIN WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 3 PM EST MONDAY.

LOCATIONS…MOST OF CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA:

WARREN-MCKEAN-ELK-CAMERON-NORTHERN CLINTON-CLEARFIELD-
NORTHERN CENTRE-SOUTHERN CENTRE-CAMBRIA-BLAIR-HUNTINGDON-MIFFLIN-
JUNIATA-SOMERSET-BEDFORD-FULTON-FRANKLIN-SOUTHERN CLINTON-
SOUTHERN LYCOMING-UNION-SNYDER-MONTOUR-NORTHUMBERLAND-COLUMBIA-
PERRY-DAUPHIN-SCHUYLKILL-LEBANON-CUMBERLAND-ADAMS-YORK-LANCASTER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WARREN...BRADFORD...ST. MARYS...
RIDGWAY...EMPORIUM...RENOVO...DUBOIS...CLEARFIELD...PHILIPSBURG...
STATE COLLEGE...JOHNSTOWN...ALTOONA...HUNTINGDON...MOUNT UNION...
LEWISTOWN...MIFFLINTOWN...SOMERSET...BEDFORD...MCCONNELLSBURG...
CHAMBERSBURG...LOCK HAVEN...WILLIAMSPORT...LEWISBURG...
SELINSGROVE...DANVILLE...SUNBURY...SHAMOKIN...BLOOMSBURG...
BERWICK...NEWPORT...HARRISBURG...HERSHEY...POTTSVILLE...LEBANON...
CARLISLE...GETTYSBURG...YORK...LANCASTER

HAZARD TYPES…SNOW AND SLEET CHANGING TO A PERIOD OF FREEZING RAIN.

* ACCUMULATIONS…1 OR 2 INCHES OF SNOW AND SLEET…FOLLOWING BY A TENTH OF AN INCH OF ICE ACCRETION.

* TIMING…PREDAWN HOURS MONDAY THROUGH EARLY MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS…SNOW COVERED AND SLUSHY ROADS…WITH A LIGHT ACCUMULATION OF ICE ON OUTDOOR OBJECTS AND UNTREATED ROAD SURFACES AND WALKWAYS.

* TEMPERATURES…WARMING TO ABOVE FREEZING MONDAY AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW…SLEET…OR FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES.

BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES…AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

MOTORISTS SHOULD BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES…WHERE SLIPPERY SPOTS DEVELOP FIRST.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR FAVORITE SOURCE OF WEATHER INFORMATION FOR THE LATEST UPDATES.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/STATECOLLEGE

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