The National Weather Service in State College has issued a Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow…which is in effect from 2 am Wednesday to 2 am EST thursday. the winter storm watch is no longer in effect.
* locations… York and Lancaster counties.
* hazard types…heavy snow.
* accumulations…5 to 8 inches of snow.
* timing…snow will begin before daybreak on wednesday and last
through late wednesday afternoon.
* impacts…dangerous travel conditions due to snow covered roads. substantial reductions in visibility. heavy wet snow and gusty winds could result in power outages.
* winds…northeast 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.
* temperatures…in the lower and mid 30s.
* visibilities…less than a quarter of a mile at times.
A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means a significant amount of snow is forecast that will make travel dangerous. if you must travel…keep an extra flashlight…food…blanket and a cellular phone in your vehicle in case of an emergency.