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Mostly sunny, 30s Monday; Messy storm for Wednesday

07 February, 2018, 01:48 | Author: Kristen Ingram
  • Icy, frosty & freezing

"The 3" line should run from northern Berks County through much of the Lehigh Valley, with 3 to 6 inches of snow expected north of that line from Schuylkill County through the Poconos and into Sussex County in northwestern New Jersey. With the milder air in place, the next system should be more wet than white with some rain expected to develop by Saturday night or Sunday.

For additional weather details, visit NWS here. Be prepared for reduced [visibility] at times. In the Lehigh Valley, amounts will take a slight hit, likely coming in at 1-3 inches, but again, be on the lookout for a glaze or more of ice due to freezing rain. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

High temperatures will be significantly colder on Tuesday across KAKEland with morning lows starting off in the teens and 20s with highs in the afternoon in the low to upper 20s. There is the possibility total ice accumulations could exceed what is now forecast.

"[Southern New England] is looking at a potential winter storm for Wednesday", the service said in a tweet shortly after 6:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Freezing rain forms nearly how sleet does. Actual accumulations could be higher.

WHEN... From 3 AM to 10 AM EST Wednesday. "Ice accumulations could reach close to.25" in spots making for hazardous travel. Travel is not advised unless absolutely necessary. Some ice accumulations can not be ruled out in addition to the snow.

The wintry mix, which will include periods of freezing rain, will create ice on roads resulting in "slippery conditions", the forecast said.

WHERE.Portions of northwest Arkansas, west central Arkansas, east central Oklahoma, northeast Oklahoma and southeast Oklahoma. Some sporadic power outages are possible however.

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for Topeka and points to the north across the state of Kansas. Slow down and use caution while driving.


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