Winter storm watch to take effect Tuesday

Blanche Robertson
February 11, 2019

Snow will change briefly to ice pellets, with 2 to 5 cm accumulation, before changing to freezing rain.

A winter storm watch is issued with various types of severe winter weather - in this case, lots of snow and high wind - are expected to occur together. Snow will move in from the southwest late Monday night to northeast Pennsylvania and central NY.

Environment Canada issued a winter storm watch this afternoon (Sunday) as the forecaster calls for 25-35 centimeters (9.8-13.8 inches) of snow starting on Tuesday through Wednesday.

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Showers Tuesday could begin as a period of freezing rain with a high in the mid 40s. The sky will remain cloudy through tonight, with a chance of scattered showers as an east-southeast wind returns. Little or no snow accumulation.

Snowfall amounts of 25 to 35 cm and blowing snow Tuesday into Wednesday. Wind gusts up to 30 miles per hour. Highs in the mid 30s.

Monday: Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s, lows in the upper 20s. Then, another frontal rain system will arrive late Thursday night into Friday. Highs in the mid 40s.

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