Severe Weather Alerts - Altoona, PA

  • Winter Storm Warning

    Winter Storm Warning in effect until Monday, 8:00 AM EST. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EST MONDAY...

* LOCATIONS...THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND PORTIONS OF THE LOWER
SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW FOLLOWED BY FREEZING RAIN.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...AROUND ONE TENTH OF AN INCH.

* TIMING...INITIALLY MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW OVER THE WESTERN
MOUNTAINS WILL DECREASE OR STOP FOR A FEW HOURS THROUGH EARLY
THIS EVENING...BUT IT WILL PICK UP AGAIN LATER THIS EVENING AND
MOVE INTO THE EASTERN VALLEYS AS WELL. THE SNOW IS THEN EXPECTED
TO CHANGE TO MAINLY FREEZING RAIN LATER TONIGHT. FAR SOUTHERN
AREAS MAY SEE A COMPLETE CHANGEOVER TO RAIN EARLY MONDAY
MORNING. MOST LOCATIONS WILL SEE PRECIPITATION END AS SNOW
SHOWERS WITH ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS MAINLY HELD TO THE HIGHER
TERRAIN OF THE LAUREL MOUNTAINS.

* PERIOD OF HEAVIEST SNOW...LATE THIS EVENING AND EARLY TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL DUE TO SNOW COVERED OR ICY ROADS. A
COATING OF ICE WILL ALSO LEAD TO SLIPPERY UNTREATED SURFACES
LIKE SIDEWALKS. THE MORNING COMMUTE COULD BE HAZARDOUS AS
TEMPERATURES WILL DROP BACK BELOW FREEZING AROUND THAT TIME.

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST 5 MPH OR LESS WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DANGEROUS WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.
USE EXTREME CAUTION IF TRAVELING. FOR THE LATEST WEATHER
INFORMATION...GO TO WEATHER.GOV/STATECOLLEGE OR MONITOR NOAA
WEATHER RADIO.

REPORT SNOW OR ICE ACCUMULATION TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
STATE COLLEGE BY SENDING AN EMAIL TO CTP.STORMREPORTS@NOAA.GOV...
POSTING TO THE NWS STATE COLLEGE FACEBOOK PAGE...OR TWEET
@NWSSTATECOLLEGE WITH THE HASHTAG C...T...P...W...X.

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Winter Expert

Altoona

Feb 1, 2015; 4:00 PM ET Snow and blowing snow will make travel difficult and dangerous from Chicago to Buffalo. Snow will spread into New England Monday. Bernie Rayno discusses.

Altoona, PA Radar