...Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 7 am EST Thursday...
* hazard types...heavy snow.
* Accumulations...8 to 12 inches of snow.
* Timing...snow will continue through the overnight hours... before tapering off early Thursday morning.
* Impacts...widespread power outages are likely. Snow will cause treacherous Road conditions on a very busy travel day. The heavy wet snow and gusty winds will likely cause power outages.
* Winds...north 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.
* Visibilities...one quarter mile or less at times.
* Temperatures...in the upper 20s to lower 30s.
A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an emergency. If you must travel...keep an extra flashlight... food...and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.
If you plan on using a portable generator...be sure to observe all safety precautions to avoid Carbon monoxide poisoning...electrocution...or fire. Be sure to operate your generator in a dry outdoor area away from windows...doors and vents. Carbon monoxide poisoning deaths can occur due to improperly located portable generators!