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Snow Causing Trouble Monday, More Snow, Ice and Sleet Coming Later

by on February 03, 2014 10:00 AM

Over the weekend, we got a mid-winter reprieve with temperatures hitting the 40s.

Now comes the messy business associated with winter's return. The morning commute was a slow go on Monday thanks to a slippery coating of snow and slush on the roads.

This is the first of what could be three storms to hit our area. meteorologist Bill Deger says, "It's going to be a busy week."

The National Weather Service has posted a Winter Weather Advisory which will remain in effect until 4 p.m. Monday. The heaviest snow will fall in the morning hours. Deger says, "It looks like it will be about 3 inches of snow before it winds down this afternoon."

All schools in the State College Area School District are closed Monday due to the weather. Earlier today, the district announced that schools would open on a two hour delay. However, the district cited additional snowfall and continuing poor road conditions for the change.

Harris Township has declared a snow emergency. Residents are asked to move all vehicles from public streets. Cars that are not moved by 3 p.m. Monday may be ticketed.

Monday's snow storm is just the first act. Much heavier snow is possible over the next couple of days.

A Winter Storm Watch will be in effect Tuesday evening through Wednesday evening. There is the possibility that heavy snow will give way to sleet and freezing rain on Wednesday.

Deger says, "There is the potential for up to six inches of snow with ice on top of that."

And it doesn't end there. is watching another weather system that could possibly cause trouble next weekend.

Significant snow is possible late Sunday into early Monday. The snow will likely fall in the Mid-Atlantic or Northeast, but it's too early to be know exactly where that storm is going. However, Deger says, "Depending on the track it could put State College in play."

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Steve Bauer was the Managing Editor of Steve and his wife Trina are longtime area residents. They reside in State College along with a wacky Golden Retriever named Izzy.
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