Here is a statement from the National Weather Service regarding a snow storm forecast in the Wayne/Pike county area.


 


[Editor's note: NEWS EAGLE readers are encouraged to send snow measurements with your location and time; snow related photos and reports, to news@neagle.com]


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON NY 214 PM EST THU JAN 20 2011 NYZ046-057-062-PAZ040-048-072-211915- OTSEGO-DELAWARE-SULLIVAN-NORTHERN WAYNE-PIKE-SOUTHERN WAYNE- 214 PM EST THU JAN 20 2011 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 AM EST FRIDAY... THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL NEW YORK...THE CATSKILLS...INCLUDING OTSEGO COUNTY AND THE POCONOS. .DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS. WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY. A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRING MODERATE SNOW ACCUMULATIONS TO NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA AND CENTRAL NEW YORK. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS. WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY. VERY COLD TEMPERATURES AND BITTER COLD WIND CHILLS WILL BE POSSIBLE DURING THE WEEKEND. THERE IS THE THREAT FOR AREAS OF SIGNIFICANT LAKE EFFECT SNOW OVER PORTIONS OF CENTRAL NEW YORK STARTING FRIDAY AFTERNOON...CONTINUING THROUGH SATURDAY. STAY TUNED TO THE LATEST FORECASTS AND STATEMENTS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES. $$
Winter Weather Advisory URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON NY 142 PM EST THU JAN 20 2011 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW IN EFFECT FOR TONIGHT THROUGH TOMORROW MORNING... .A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRING MODERATE ACCUMULATIONS TO NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA AND EASTERN NEW YORK. NYZ046-057-062-PAZ040-048-072-211600- /O.CON.KBGM.WW.Y.0004.110121T0000Z-110121T1600Z/ OTSEGO-DELAWARE-SULLIVAN-NORTHERN WAYNE-PIKE-SOUTHERN WAYNE- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ONEONTA...WALTON...DELHI...MONTICELLO... MILFORD...HONESDALE 142 PM EST THU JAN 20 2011 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 AM EST FRIDAY... A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 AM EST FRIDAY. * LOCATIONS: THE POCONOS AND THE WESTERN CATSKILLS. * HAZARDS: MODERATE SNOW * ACCUMULATIONS: TOTAL STORM ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 6 INCHES. * TIMING: SNOW WILL BEGIN TO MOVE IN AFTER 7 PM...AND WILL BE THE HEAVIEST BETWEEN MIDNIGHT AND 11 AM. * TEMPERATURES: 20S IN THE EVENING...DROPPING INTO THE TEENS OVERNIGHT. * IMPACTS: ROADWAYS WILL BECOME SLICK AS SNOW ACCUMULATES TONIGHT. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...OR FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. PLEASE REPORT SNOWFALL AND/OR ICE AMOUNTS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY CALLING TOLL FREE AT 1-877-633-6772...OR BY EMAIL AT BGM.STORMREPORT@NOAA.GOV.