Snow Squall Warning


* Snow Squall Warning for...

Northwestern Lancaster County in south central Pennsylvania...

Northumberland County in central Pennsylvania...

Dauphin County in south central Pennsylvania...

Eastern Snyder County in central Pennsylvania...

Columbia County in central Pennsylvania...

East central Union County in central Pennsylvania...

Southeastern Tioga County in north central Pennsylvania...

Eastern Cumberland County in south central Pennsylvania...

Northeastern Perry County in south central Pennsylvania...

Schuylkill County in central Pennsylvania...

Northwestern York County in south central Pennsylvania...

Montour County in central Pennsylvania...

Eastern Lycoming County in north central Pennsylvania...

Sullivan County in north central Pennsylvania...

Lebanon County in south central Pennsylvania...

* Until 945 AM EST.

* At 815 AM EST, a dangerous snow squall was along the leading edge

of a band of heavy snow moving rapidly across central

Pennsylvania. The leading edge of intense snow was located along a

line extending from near Ralston to near Hughesville to

Selinsgrove to near Mount Holly Springs to near Aspers, moving

northeast at 45 mph. Road condiditions will quickly go from dry to

snow covered, with the potential for flash freezes on interstate

highways. Avoid travel if possible until this weather system

passes.

HAZARD...Whiteout conditions. Zero visibility in heavy snow and

blowing snow.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Dangerous life-threatening travel.

* For those driving on Interstate 80, this includes areas between the

Milton-Williamsport and Nescopek exits, specifically from mile

markers 212 to 247.

This includes the following Interstates...

The Pennsylvania Turnpike from mile markers 225 to 285.

Interstate 78 from mile markers 0 to 8.

Interstate 81 from mile markers 47 to 139.

Interstate 83 from mile markers 30 to 50.

Interstate 180 from mile markers 1 to 17.

Interstate 283 from mile markers 0 to 2.

Locations impacted include...

Harrisburg, Lebanon, Carlisle, Lower Allen, Bloomsburg, Pottsville,

Hershey, Colonial Park, Elizabethtown, Berwick, Sunbury, Progress,

Mechanicsburg, Middletown, Camp Hill, Shamokin, Palmyra, New

Cumberland, Milton and Linglestown.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Consider avoiding or delaying travel until the snow squall passes

your location. If you must travel, use extra caution and allow extra

time. Rapid changes in visibility and slick road conditions may lead

to accidents.