2018-01-12 Weather Advisory Mid-Atlantic Region

Winter Icing Conditions

  Here are the key weather messages through the weekend.

  1. A wintry mix of freezing rain and sleet is expected across the Lehigh Valley, southern Poconos, and NW NJ late tonight into Saturday morning. See the attached forecast ice accumulations. We h ave also attached the onset of wintry precipitation graphic. Please note that this is the approximate forecast time that rain will change over to a wintry mix.
  2. Across the region (even areas that don't get a wintry mix) icy conditions will be possible Saturday morning. Temperatures will drop off quickly Saturday morning; any standing water could freeze.
  3. There remains a potential for heavy rain leading to localized flooding in poor drainage areas today into this evening.
  4. The threat for damaging winds has diminished this morning. However gusts to 35 mph will be possible through the day.


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