A Winter Weather Advisory Has Been Issued.

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Schuylkill County and surrounding counties.
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 AM EST TUESDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 AM EST TUESDAY. 

* LOCATIONS…THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS. 

* HAZARD TYPES…SLEET THEN FREEZING RAIN. 

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS…AROUND A TENTH OF AN INCH. 

* SLEET ACCUMULATIONS…LESS THAN AN INCH. 

* TIMING…A PERIOD OF MIXED PRECIPITATION LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING WILL TURN TO SLEET THEN FREEZING RAIN. THE PRECIPITATION SHOULD BECOME PLAIN RAIN LATE TONIGHT OR VERY EARLY TUESDAY MORNING. 

* IMPACTS…TREES AND POWER LINES MAY GET COATED WITH SOME ICE…BUT ACCUMULATIONS SHOULD BE LIGHT. TRAVEL MAY BE SLIPPERY…ESPECIALLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT WHEN SLEET IS EXPECTED TO BE THE DOMINANT PRECIPITATION TYPE. 

* WINDS…EAST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH. 

* TEMPERATURES…INITIALLY AROUND 30 DEGREES…SLOWLY RISING ABOVE FREEZING BY THE END OF THE NIGHT.
This advisory includes
MCKEAN-CAMERON-NORTHERN CLINTON-NORTHERN CENTRE-SOUTHERN CENTRE- SOUTHERN CLINTON-SOUTHERN LYCOMING-UNION-SNYDER-MONTOUR- NORTHUMBERLAND-COLUMBIA-SCHUYLKILL- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…BRADFORD…EMPORIUM…RENOVO… PHILIPSBURG…STATE COLLEGE…LOCK HAVEN…WILLIAMSPORT… LEWISBURG…SELINSGROVE…DANVILLE…SUNBURY…SHAMOKIN… BLOOMSBURG…BERWICK…POTTSVILLE

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