Travel-disrupting snow and ice to sweep through region

Icy, frosty & freezing

Travel-disrupting snow and ice to sweep through region

"C-3" to the south, around 3" in the Lehigh Valley, 3-6" to the north.

The warm, above-freezing temperatures will fill the valleys first, so low-lying areas will see the changeover to rain earlier than the higher elevations. That increased the sparse snow total for the season to just over 18 inches, or 10 below the average for this time of year, the weather service's data shows. The snow may be heavy at times. It could be cold enough for another round of freezing rain Saturday through Monday morning. Late Tuesday afternoon, Young, Stephens and Eastland counties were added.

The forecast for the Clearfield region on Wednesday is snow, 2-4 inches, with sleet and freezing rain mixed in late.

In terms of accumulations, the traditional rule of thumb that the farther north you go the more snow you get will apply again in this case. With a low around 22, new ice accumulation of a tenth-of-an-inch is possible. The National Weather service predicts Boston will get 3 inches of snow, while the Cape and Islands will remain predominantly dry.

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Winter Weather Warning - A winter weather warning means that that 6 or more inches of snow will fall in a 12-hour period, or 8 or more inches of snow will fall in a 24-hour period, or that.25 inches of ice is expected. One in far northern in, and another in far southern Indiana.

The ice and snow will result in hard travel conditions, including the morning commute on Wednesday.

- After the transition to rain occurs later Wednesday morning or early afternoon, rainfall amounts of one-half to one inch through Wednesday evening could potential cause minor, poor-drainage flooding. Light freezing rain & drizzle will also be possible by mid-afternoon, mainly northwest of the Metroplex. A few of the days this week have highs in the low 30s. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.

The chance of overnight precipitation is 80 percent with a low temperature of 22 degrees.

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