Winter Storm Snowmagedocalypsicane (Tonight-Wednesday Winter Storm) **FINAL FORECAST**

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**NOTE: Ice accumulations >.1″ are significant and potentially dangerous

Snow/Ice Forecast:

  • Erie: 8-12″
  • Oil City: 5-10″
  • Franklin: 4-8″
  • Butler: 3-6″
  • New Castle: 3-6″
  • Pittsburgh: 1-3″ dahntahn; 2-4″ in the Burbs. (Up to .2″ of ice)
  • Uniontown: Maybe an inch or 2. Sleet/rain mainly.
  • Bradford: 6-12″
  • State College: 3-6″. (<0.1″ of ice)
  • Breezewood: 1-3″ of snow. (Up to 0.5″ of ice)
  • Scranton: 5-10″
  • Reading: 1-3″ of snow. (Up to 0.3″ of ice)
  • Philly: 1-2″ of snow. (Up to 0.3″ of ice). Burbs north could see 2-4″ of snow (Up to 0.5″ of ice)
  • NYC: 2-4″. (Up to 0.4″ of ice)
  • Frederick, MD: (Up to 0.4 inches of ice)
  • DC: Mainly rain with some crap potentially mixed in. Ice should stay north of city.
  • Start: Outer bands move in by 5pm. Around 6pm steady snow moves into western PA
  • End: Around 6pm Wednesday
  • Biggest threats: Heavy Snow, Freezing Rain/Ice, Low Visibilities, Untreated Roads, Hilly Roads Covered In Ice. Most extreme cases: Power lines down from heavy snow/significant ice.
  • Up to 0.5 inches of ice in southern PA and northern MD.

I joke about the winter storm names, but:

  • Drive safe. DO NOT drive if you do not have to
  • Stick to main roads and away from big hills. Especially if icy.
  • Don’t overexert yourself shoveling snow. (Heavy wet snow = Heart attack snow)
  • Be safe and build some extended family members of mine!