Lancaster Severe Watches & Warnings – Winter Storm Warning. This Ain’t No F#)&@^*# Joke.

Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 4:13 AM EST Feb. 8, 2017 – National Weather Service

… Winter Storm Warning in effect from 10 PM this evening to
10 am EST Thursday…

The National Weather Service in State College has issued a Winter
Storm Warning… which is in effect from 10 PM this evening to 10
am EST Thursday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in effect.

Hazardous weather…

* rain late in the evening briefly mixes with sleet before quickly
changing to snow after midnight.

* Snow intensity increases through the predawn hours with rates of
1 to 2 inches per hour.

* Heaviest snow ending around daybreak with snow tapering off by
mid morning.

* Total snow accumulation 5 to 8 inches.

* Temperatures falling below freezing Thursday with 25 to 30 mph
wind gusts into the afternoon.


* dangerous travel conditions on snow covered roads with very low

* Heavy snow will impact the early morning commute with very slow
speeds and increased risk for accidents.

Precautionary/preparedness actions…

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation reminds motorists
to adjust speeds based on driving conditions and to take it slow
in ice and snow.