Winter Weather Advisory in Effect from Wednesday morning until Thursday morning

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The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 10 a.m. Wednesday until 7 a.m. Thursday morning. A wintry mix is expected to bring 1 to 3 inches of snow and sleet followed by a coating of ice due to freezing rain.

Much of the central Pennsylvania is included in the advisory area including, Franklin, Perry, Dauphin, Lebanon, Cumberland and Adams counties.

Snow will move in from the southwest during the mid to late morning hours on Wednesday. The snow will gradually turn to a mix of sleet and freezing rain during the evening and may turn to plain rain early Wednesday night. The heaviest of the precipitation should be over by midnight.

Travelers should be mindful of hazardous driving conditions due to snow and ice covered roads. Power outages are possible due to the ice which may build up on power lines or trees.

A WINTER STORM WARNING is in effect for Mifflin and Juniata Counties from Wednesday 10am until Thursday 7am. 3 to 6 inches of snow along with a several hour period of sleet and freezing rain.