Winter storm watch issued for Lehigh Valley region

In addition to turning roads into sheets of ice, the freezing rain could accumulate on power lines, leading to outages across the region.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for Staten Island late Wednesday night into Thursday, upping the amount of accumulation we are expected to see.

Wednesday Night: Rain likely before 5 a.m., then rain and snow likely.

The snow, according to the weather service, will start Thursday morning and last through the day into the evening.

Today: Mainly sunny, light snow in the afternoon.

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Snow showers overnight brought a coating of snow to a few places, but the main storm system moves in this morning.

"Snow could be falling at a pretty good clip from right around 6 to around 9 in the morning".

Transportation will be applying salt brine to hills and bridges beginning at 8pm this evening in advance of freezing rain Tuesday am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.

The state Department of Transportation predicted a slight chance of snow showers Tuesday on Snoqualmie. The winter weather advisory remains in effect until 6 Lake County.

On Saturday, there is a chance of snow before 8 a.m.

"Sleet may mix briefly during the transition from rain to snow".

  • Stacy Houston