National Weather Service Alert for Wednesday Morning

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URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
309 PM EST TUE FEB 18 2014

.LIGHT FREEZING RAIN IS POSSIBLE EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

MCKEAN-ELK-CAMERON-CLEARFIELD-NORTHERN CENTRE-SOUTHERN CENTRE-
BLAIR-HUNTINGDON-MIFFLIN-JUNIATA-BEDFORD-FULTON-FRANKLIN-PERRY-
CUMBERLAND-ADAMS-YORK-LANCASTER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…BRADFORD…ST. MARYS…RIDGWAY…
EMPORIUM…DUBOIS…CLEARFIELD…PHILIPSBURG…STATE COLLEGE…
ALTOONA…HUNTINGDON…MOUNT UNION…LEWISTOWN…MIFFLINTOWN…
BEDFORD…MCCONNELLSBURG…CHAMBERSBURG…NEWPORT…CARLISLE
GETTYSBURG…YORK…LANCASTER
309 PM EST TUE FEB 18 2014

…FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 9 AM EST
WEDNESDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE HAS ISSUED A
FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 9 AM EST
WEDNESDAY.

* LOCATIONS…CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA.

* HAZARD TYPES…LIGHT FREEZING RAIN.

* ACCUMULATIONS…A THIN GLAZE OF ICE OVER MANY LOCATIONS…WITH
UP TO A TENTH OF AN INCH OF ICE OVER THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS.

* TIMING…PRECIPITATION WILL MOVE IN FROM THE SOUTHWEST LATE
TONIGHT AND EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING. IT WILL LIKELY START AS A
BRIEF PERIOD OF FREEZING RAIN SINCE TEMPERATURES WILL BE AT OR
BELOW FREEZING. TEMPERATURES WILL SLOWLY WARM ABOVE FREEZING BY
MID MORNING…ENDING THE THREAT OF FREEZING RAIN.

* IMPACTS…HAZARDOUS TRAVEL…MAINLY ON UNTREATED ROADS AND
BRIDGES. SIDEWALKS AND METAL OBJECTS MAY ALSO HAVE A GLAZE OF
ICE.

* WINDS…LIGHT AND VARIABLE.

* TEMPERATURES…IN THE UPPER 20S TO LOWER 30S.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.
USE CAUTION IF TRAVELING ESPECIALLY ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES.

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