Updates on winter storm circumstances

Winter got here roaring again to the realm on Saturday, as early morning rain and delicate 40-degree temperatures shortly modified to heavy snow.

Winds gusting to 40 miles-per-hour precipitated a fast drop in temperatures and blowing snow with significantly diminished visibility. And as forecast, the colder air and heavier snow charges allowed snow to immediately accumulate on roads, which is making for troublesome journey.

Some snowfall totals to this point:

  • Schnecksville – 3.7″
  • Spring Twp. – 3.0″
  • Nazareth – 4.1″
  • New Tripoli – 3.5″
  • Albrightsville – 3.9″
  • Breinigsville – 4.5″
  • Whitehall Twp. – 4.0″
  • Pocono Pines – 5.5″
  • Bangor – 3.0″
  • West Garden – 3.0″
  • Stewartsville – 3.0″

The heaviest snow will taper off by midday on Saturday, however gentle snow and powerful winds will carry over into the afternoon.

Gusty winds proceed by way of Saturday evening, which suggests blowing snow will proceed. With temperatures persevering with to drop, any untreated surfaces will turn out to be icy later at the moment and in a single day.

A widespread 3-6″ of snow is forecast with some regionally larger quantities from 6-8″, particularly within the Poconos. Winds will proceed to gust from 40-50mph by way of Saturday evening.

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