Winter Weather Advisory – Northern Clinton County

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
159 PM EST FRI NOV 18 2016

PAZ012-017-018-024-033-191200-
/O.NEW.KCTP.WW.Y.0013.161119T2100Z-161121T0000Z/
NORTHERN CLINTON-CLEARFIELD-NORTHERN CENTRE-CAMBRIA-SOMERSET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RENOVO...DUBOIS...CLEARFIELD...
PHILIPSBURG...JOHNSTOWN...SOMERSET
159 PM EST FRI NOV 18 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM SATURDAY TO 7 PM
EST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 4 PM SATURDAY TO 7 PM EST SUNDAY.

* LOCATIONS...NORTHERN MOUNTAINS AND LAUREL HIGHLANDS.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW ACCOMPANIED BY WIND GUSTS
  AROUND 45 MPH AT TIMES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES OVER THE APPROXIMATE 24-HOUR
  PERIOD ENDING SUNDAY EVENING.

* TIMING...FREQUENT SNOW SHOWERS WILL OCCUR IN THE WAKE OF A
  STRONG COLD FRONT THAT WILL PLOW THROUGH THE REGION DURING THE
  LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON HOURS SATURDAY. THE HEAVIEST
  SNOWFALL RATES WILL LIKELY OCCUR SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...THE SNOW WILL MAKE MANY ROADS SNOW COVERED AND
  HAZARDOUS. THE GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CAUSE BLOWING
  AND DRIFTING OF THE SNOW, AND CONTRIBUTE TO REDUCING THE
  VISIBILITY AT TIMES. SOME DOWNED TREE LIMBS AND POWER
  INTERRUPTIONS ARE POSSIBLE FROM THE WIND GUSTS.

* WINDS...WEST TO NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...SHARPLY FALLING INTO THE 30S SATURDAY AFTERNOON,
  THEN INTO THE MID AND UPPER 20S BY MIDNIGHT. TEMPERATURES WILL
  BE NEARLY STEADY IN THE 20S ON SUNDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THE PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION REMINDS MOTORISTS
TO ADJUST SPEEDS BASED ON DRIVING CONDITIONS AND TO TAKE IT SLOW
IN SNOW AND ICE.

REVIEW WINTER WEATHER SAFETY AND PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION AT
NWS.NOAA.GOV/OS/WINTER AND GO.USA.GOV/CWTC5.
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