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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 1:35 PM EST on February 01, 2015

Expires 4:00 PM EST on February 02, 2015


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 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 6 to 10 inches... with
the Metro valleys likely closer to 6 inches... and the higher
terrain of the Pocono plateau likely closer to 10 inches. A
tenth to a quarter of an inch of ice accretion may also occur in
some areas... mainly south and east of Wilkes-Barre and
Scranton... and also along and south of Interstate 84.

* 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
early Monday afternoon... when snowfall rates could occasionally
reach 1 to 2 inches per hour. For areas along and south of
Interstate 84... snow should 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. Any mixed
precipitation should become all snow again by early Monday
afternoon. Snow will gradually taper off by mid to late
afternoon.

* Temperatures... in the 20s to lower 30s... then falling Monday
afternoon... perhaps into the teens by late in the day.

* Winds... east 5 to 15 mph... with gusts up to 25 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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Alabama - Coastal Hazard Statement
Alaska - High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Arkansas - Lake Wind Advisory
American Samoa - Flash Flood Watch
California - Record Report
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Winter Storm Warning
Delaware - Winter Weather Advisory
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Georgia - Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory
Idaho - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Illinois - Lakeshore Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Winter Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Winter Storm Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Maine - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Wind Chill Advisory , Public Information Statement
Maryland - Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Massachusetts - Coastal Flood Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Michigan - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Missouri - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Montana - Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Public Information Statement
New Hampshire - Winter Storm Warning
New Jersey - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
New Mexico - Record Report , Public Information Statement
New York - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Wind Advisory
North Dakota - Public Information Statement
Ohio - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory
Oregon - Air Stagnation Advisory
Pennsylvania - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Rhode Island - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
South Carolina - Lake Wind Advisory
South Dakota - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Tennessee - Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Vermont - Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Washington - Winter Weather Advisory
West Virginia - Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Wisconsin - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Lake Effect Snow Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
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