The weather forecast for south-central Pennsylvania includes a mix of snow, sleet, and heavy rain on Tuesday, which has been designated as an Impact Day by the WGAL News 8 Storm Team. The day is expected to be disruptive to normal daily schedules and routines, with steady rain developing between 9 a.m. and noon, and the possibility of sleet pellets and flurries in the northern and westernmost counties. Despite these wintry conditions, they are not expected to cause any problems. The afternoon will be rainy, chilly, and breezy, followed by heavy rain and strong winds in the evening, tapering off around 2 a.m. Wednesday, providing a challenging day of weather for travelers and residents alike.
WGAL Meteorologist Christine Ferreira notes the potential for a mix of snow and sleet in the morning, followed by steady rain developing late morning. The Impact Day designation means that residents should prepare for weather that will likely disrupt their normal daily routine. The afternoon promises more rain and chilly conditions, while the evening brings heavy rain and strong winds, creating potentially hazardous road and travel conditions. As a significant weather event unfolds, residents will need to stay safe and be prepared for challenging conditions.
The potential for snow, sleet, and heavy rain in south-central Pennsylvania is creating a challenging day for travelers and residents, with disruptions expected to normal daily schedules. The weather forecast anticipates a mix of wintry precipitation, rainy, chilly conditions in the afternoon, and heavy, windy rain in the evening, prompting the WGAL News 8 Storm Team to declare an Impact Day. Residents are advised to exercise caution and be prepared for difficult and potentially hazardous travel conditions.