Winter Storm Warning: Pennsylvania braces for heavy snowfall and travel disruptions

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If you live in Pennsylvania, you might want to stay indoors this weekend. A powerful winter storm is on its way, and it could bring a lot of snow and trouble to the state. The National Weather Service has warned that some areas could see up to 12 inches of snow, making travel very difficult and dangerous.

Winter Storm Warning Pennsylvania

A winter storm is heading towards Pennsylvania and could dump up to 12 inches of snow in some areas, especially in the Poconos. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a warning for most of the state, starting from Saturday morning and lasting until Sunday evening.

The NWS offices in Philadelphia/Mount Holly and Binghamton have predicted that Carbon, Monroe, Milford and Honesdale will see the most snow, with an average of 8 to 12 inches. The snow will be falling fast, at a rate of about an inch per hour, in the late afternoon and evening of Saturday.

The NWS has advised people to avoid traveling during the storm, as the roads could be very slippery and dangerous. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission have also announced that they will restrict some vehicles on the highways to prevent accidents and ensure safety.

Conclusion

The winter storm is expected to last from Saturday morning to Sunday evening, affecting most of Pennsylvania. The authorities have advised people to avoid unnecessary travel and to follow the vehicle restrictions on the highways. The storm could also cause power outages and other problems, so be prepared and stay safe. If you want to learn more about how to prepare for a winter storm and stay safe, you can read our other post on How to prepare for a winter storm and stay safe.

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