Berks County, Pennsylvania
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Special Weather Statement
Warren-Morris-Hunterdon-Somerset-Middlesex-Western Monmouth-
Mercer-Berks-Lehigh-Northampton-Western Chester-Eastern Chester-
Western Montgomery-Eastern Montgomery-Upper Bucks-Lower Bucks-
Including the cities of Washington, Morristown, Flemington,
Somerville, New Brunswick, Freehold, Trenton, Reading, Allentown,
Bethlehem, Easton, Honey Brook, Oxford, West Chester,
Kennett Square, Collegeville, Pottstown, Norristown, Lansdale,
Chalfont, Perkasie, Morrisville, and Doylestown
1148 AM EDT Wed Mar 21 2018

...Major winter storm in progress...

A band of heavy snow continues across the area this morning, with
snowfall rates between a half inch to two inches per hour being
reported, especially in portions of eastern Pennsylvania. Snow
totals of four to seven inches have been reported this morning in
portions of the Lehigh Valley. Snow rates are expected to
increase in northern/central New Jersey in the next few hours and
will continue to be moderate to heavy in eastern Pennsylvania,
with travel becoming very difficult to impossible. Travel is
strongly discouraged!


Winter Storm Warning
Including the cities of Jim Thorpe, Stroudsburg, Reading,
Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton
1043 AM EDT Wed Mar 21 2018


* WHAT...Heavy snow occurring. Additional snow accumulations of 6
to 9 inches are expected.

* WHERE...Portions of east central and northeast Pennsylvania.

* WHEN...Heavy snow is occurring now in the Lehigh Valley and will
spread north and east into the southern Poconos this afternoon.
Snow rates of one to three inches per hour are likely through
the afternoon. Snow will begin to taper off late this evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions,
including during the evening commute. Be prepared for
significant reductions in visibility at times. In addition, wind
gusts of 25 to 40 mph will produce considerable blowing snow and
may contribute to power outages, especially when combined with
the weight of the snow.


A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you
must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for
the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.



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