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Wayne Independent - Honesdale, PA
  • Winter Storm Warning in effect until 1 p.m. Thursday

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  • Issued by The National Weather ServiceWed, Dec 26, 2012, 8:40 AM ESTLocal Radar MapUpdated Dec 26, 2012, 11:45am ES
    ... WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 1 PM EST THURSDAY...
    * LOCATIONS... SCRANTON/WILKES-BARRE AREA... POCONOS AND SOUTHERN CATSKILLS.
    * HAZARDS... HEAVY SNOW COMBINED WITH SLEET AND SOME FREEZING RAIN.
    * ACCUMULATIONS... 6 TO 10 INCHES OF SNOW.
    * TIMING... SNOW WILL DEVELOP AND QUICKLY BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES THIS AFTERNOON. THE SNOW WILL MIX WITH AND CHANGE TO SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN LATER TONIGHT BEFORE COMING TO AN END TOWARDS DAYBREAK.
    * TEMPERATURES... IN THE UPPER 20S.
    * WINDS... NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
    * IMPACTS... TRAVEL WILL BECOME DANGEROUS DURING THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM... ESPECIALLY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON TO EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.
    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
    A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW... SLEET... AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS.
    PLEASE REPORT SNOWFALL AND/OR ICE AMOUNTS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY CALLING TOLL FREE AT 1-877-633-6772... OR BY EMAIL AT BGM.

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