… WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM MONDAY TO 6 PM EDT TUESDAY… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM MONDAY TO 6 PM EDT TUESDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT. * LOCATIONS… EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA AND MUCH OF NORTHERN NEW JERSEY. * HAZARD TYPES… HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS. * ACCUMULATIONS… SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 8 TO 18 INCHES. * TIMING… SNOW BEGINS MONDAY EVENING FROM SOUTHWEST TO NORTHEAST ACROSS THE WARNING AREA, BECOMING HEAVY AT TIMES WITH SNOWFALL RATES OF ONE TO TWO INCHES PER HOUR LATE MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING. SNOW WILL DIMINISH BY TUESDAY EVENING. * IMPACTS… THE HEAVY SNOW WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE LATE MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY. * WINDS… NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH. * VISIBILITIES… ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES, ESPECIALLY TUESDAY MORNING. * TEMPERATURES… GENERALLY IN THE 20S. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL… KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT… FOOD… AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY. REPORT SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATION TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY CALLING OUR TRAINED SPOTTER LINE… POSTING TO THE NWS MOUNT HOLLY FACEBOOK PAGE… OR USING TWITTER. SNOWFALL AND ICE ACCUMULATION FORECAST MAPS IN ADDITION TO EXPERIMENTAL PROBABILISTIC SNOWFALL INFORMATION FOR THE LATEST EVENT ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PHI/WINTER

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