Winter Storm Warning:
Issued at: 8:51 PM EDT on March 11, 2014, expires at: 5:00 PM EDT on March 12, 2014
- ...Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 2 am to 5 PM EDT Wednesday...
- timing...rain will change to snow during the early morning hours on Wednesday...then continue through midday. The snow is forecast to taper off Wednesday afternoon.
- Snow accumulation...5 to 8 inches...with considerable blowing and drifting snow.
- Impacts...heavy snowfall rates in excess of a inch per hour... and north winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 35 to 40 mph will result in hazardous travel conditions late tonight and Wednesday. The strong winds may also cause tree branches to be blown down...possibly resulting in a few power outages. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow... sleet...and ice are expected or occurring. Strong winds are also possible. This will make travel very hazardous or impossible.