Winter Storm Warning

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON NY
257 PM EST WED FEB 12 2014

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OTSEGO-DELAWARE-NORTHERN WAYNE-LACKAWANNA-LUZERNE-SOUTHERN WAYNE-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…ONEONTA…COOPERSTOWN…WALTON…DELHI…SCRANTON…WILKES-BARRE…HAZLETON…HONESDALE
257 PM EST WED FEB 12 2014

…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM THURSDAY TO 10 AM EST FRIDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BINGHAMTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM THURSDAY TO 10 AM EST FRIDAY.

* LOCATIONS…THE WYOMING AND LACKAWANNA VALLEYS IN NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA…PORTIONS OF THE POCONO PLATEAU AND THE WESTERN CATSKILLS…AND OTSEGO COUNTY NEW YORK.

* ACCUMULATIONS…STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL OF 10 TO 14 INCHES…WITH THE GREATEST AMOUNTS OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN.

* TIMING…STEADY LIGHT SNOW WILL OVERSPREAD THE REGION LATER TONIGHT…OR DURING THE PRE-DAWN HOURS THURSDAY…GENERALLY BETWEEN 2 AND 6 AM. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR LATER THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND THURSDAY NIGHT…WHEN SNOWFALL RATES OF AN INCH OR MORE PER HOUR CAN BE ANTICIPATED. SNOW
SHOULD SLOWLY COME TO AN END FRIDAY MORNING.

* TEMPERATURES…IN THE LOWER 20S.

* WINDS…NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH…WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS…SLIPPERY TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL START TO OCCUR DURING THE EARLY MORNING COMMUTE TO WORK AND SCHOOL ON THURSDAY. THE EVENING RUSH HOUR ON THURSDAY AND THE EARLY MORNING COMMUTE ON FRIDAY SHOULD BE MORE SIGNIFICANTLY AFFECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW…SLEET…AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

PLEASE REPORT SNOWFALL AND/OR ICE AMOUNTS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY CALLING TOLL FREE AT 1-877-633-6772…OR BY EMAIL AT BGM.STORMREPORT@NOAA.GOV.

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