WINTER WEATHER ALERT!

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE:

MAYOR ERIC PAPENFUSE HAS SENT EARLY NOTICE TO CITY EMPLOYEES THAT THE LIBERAL LEAVE POLICY WILL BE IN EFFECT WEDNESDAY, FEB. 5, 2014.
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE, PA

FOR: PERRY-DAUPHIN-LEBANON-CUMBERLAND-ADAMS-YORK-LANCASTER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…NEWPORT…HARRISBURG…HERSHEY…
LEBANON…CARLISLE…GETTYSBURG…YORK…LANCASTER

WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM FEB. 4, 2014 TO
4 PM, FEB. 5, 2014 WEATHER MAP EST WEDNESDAY…

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS…2 TO 4 INCHES.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS…0.10 TO 0.25 INCHES.

* TIMING…SNOW WILL BEGIN LATE TONIGHT AND CHANGE TO SLEET AND
FREEZING RAIN DURING THE PRE-DAWN AND EARLY MORNING HOURS ON
WEDNESDAY. A TRANSITION TO RAIN OR FREEZING RAIN IS EXPECTED BY
NOON WEDNESDAY. THE WINTRY PRECIPITATION WILL END BY WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS…DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO SNOW/ICE COVERED
ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY. SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATION ON TREES
AND UTILITY LINES MAY CAUSE POWER OUTAGES. THE WEDNESDAY MORNING
COMMUTE WILL BE SEVERELY IMPACTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

DANGEROUS WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.
USE EXTREME CAUTION IF PLANNING TO TRAVEL. FOR THE LATEST WEATHER
INFORMATION…GO TO WEATHER.GOV/CTP OR STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER
RADIO.

REPORT SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATION TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
STATE COLLEGE BY SENDING AN EMAIL TO CTP.STORMREPORTS@NOAA.GOV…
POSTING TO THE NWS STATE COLLEGE FACEBOOK PAGE . . .OR TWEET
@NWSSTATECOLLEGE WITH THE HASHTAG #CTPWX

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