Winter Weather Advisory for Area This Afternoon
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Mount Pocono and surrounds beginning at 1 pm this afternoon. The forecast calls for ice and snow making travel hazardous this afternoon and for the evening commute home. Let's be careful out there!
Here are the details of the forecast:
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 PM EST TUESDAY... * WHAT...Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of up to three inches and ice accumulations of one tenth to two tenths of an inch. * WHERE...In New Jersey, Sussex County. In Pennsylvania, Carbon and Monroe Counties. * WHEN...From 1 PM this afternoon to 6 PM EST Tuesday. * IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the Monday evening and Tuesday morning commutes. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snow is expected to begin this afternoon and will continue through the evening. Snow will mix with sleet and freezing rain late this evening, then change to predominantly freezing rain or sleet late tonight and Tuesday. Freezing rain may briefly change to snow before ending Tuesday afternoon and evening. Winds gusting to 25 to 30 mph on Tuesday may result in minor tree damage due to a potential buildup of ice.
No early school closings have been issued as of this morning.