Lackawanna County, PA
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Winter Storm Warning
PAZ043-044-047-048-072-012215-
/O.CON.KBGM.WS.W.0002.150201T2100Z-150202T2100Z/
WYOMING-LACKAWANNA-LUZERNE-PIKE-SOUTHERN WAYNE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TUNKHANNOCK...SCRANTON...WILKES-BARRE...
HAZLETON...MILFORD...HONESDALE
912 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 4 PM EST MONDAY...

* LOCATIONS...THE WYOMING AND LACKAWANNA VALLEYS OF NORTHEAST
PENNSYLVANIA...INCLUDING THE WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON METRO
AREA... AS WELL AS ADJACENT SECTIONS OF THE POCONO PLATEAU.

* HAZARDS...HEAVY SNOW...AS WELL AS THE POTENTIAL FOR A PERIOD
OF SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN.

* ACCUMULATIONS...STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL OF 8 TO 10 INCHES...WITH
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. THE GREATEST AMOUNTS WILL BE
FOUND OVER THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS TO THE NORTH AND EAST OF
SCRANTON. SOMEWHAT LOWER SNOWFALL TOTALS ARE POSSIBLE IN AREAS
WHERE SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN ARE MOST PERSISTENT MONDAY
MORNING. UP TO A TENTH OF AN INCH OF ICE ACCRETION MAY ALSO
OCCUR MONDAY MORNING OVER PORTIONS OF THE REGION.

* TIMING...STEADY LIGHT SNOW WILL OVERSPREAD THE REGION DURING
THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS...GENERALLY BETWEEN
4 AND 8 PM. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL FALL FROM LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH MIDDAY MONDAY...WHEN SNOWFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCHES
PER HOUR ARE POSSIBLE. FOR AREAS ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE
84...SNOW COULD CHANGE OVER TO SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN FOR A
TIME EARLY MONDAY MORNING. THE MOST LIKELY TIME FRAME FOR THIS
CHANGE OVER WILL BE FROM ABOUT 4 TO 10 AM. SNOW WILL GRADUALLY
TAPER OFF BY MID TO LATE AFTERNOON ON MONDAY.

* TEMPERATURES...MOSTLY IN THE 20S.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS...SLIPPERY TRAVEL CONDITIONS FROM SNOW COVERED ROADS
AND WALKWAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW...
SLEET...AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL
VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

PLEASE REPORT SNOWFALL AND/OR ICE AMOUNTS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE BY CALLING TOLL FREE AT 1-888-603-1402...OR BY EMAIL AT
BGM.STORMREPORT@NOAA.GOV.

&&

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