WEATHER ALERT: Lake Effect Snow Advisory Issued for Jefferson County, Surrounding Areas

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Pa. (EYT) – A Lake Effect Snow Advisory has been issued for Jefferson County and surrounding areas.

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
1119 PM EST THU DEC 29 2016

CLARION-JEFFERSON-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…CLARION…PUNXSUTAWNEY…BROOKVILLE

…LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST FRIDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH HAS ISSUED A LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST FRIDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS…3 TO 5 INCHES.

* TIMING…LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY. HEAVIER BANDS ARE EXPECTED OVERNIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS…THE HEAVY SNOW WILL CREATE SNOW COVERED ROADS AND PRODUCE SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES.

* WIND…WEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY MEANS LAKE-EFFECT SNOW IS FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT IN SOME AREAS. LAKE-EFFECT SNOW
SHOWERS TYPICALLY ALIGN THEMSELVES IN BANDS AND WILL LIKELY BE INTENSE ENOUGH TO DROP SEVERAL INCHES IN LOCALIZED AREAS.


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