Second Call Forecast For Wintry Mix Tuesday Into Wednesday

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A light wintry mix pushed through the state Sunday Night, dropping anything from plain rain in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia to sleet across much of the Lower Susquehanna Valley and Lehigh Valley along with up to two inches of snow in higher elevations of the Central and Western PA.

Now, our focus shifts to another wintry mix event expected Tuesday Evening through Wednesday Morning. Both the European Model and the American Model had been very consistent in showing very different solutions up until last night. However a consensus throughout the models has developed today. Overall, the GFS (American Model) will take the prize as the usually persistent and top notch European Model has folded to the GFS Solution.

This now means the dominant precipitation type in Southcentral and Southeast Pennsylvania will be rain. As originally expected, Southwestern Pennsylvania will see rain as well. As you work your way up into the Pocono Region and west into the Northern PA Mountains, you will run into some wintry weather. Here is our Map Forecast.



Area A – Snow likely Tuesday Night ending with a short period of rain Wednesday Morning. Snowfall accumulation of 2-4″.

Area B – Snow likely Tuesday Night before changing to sleet, then rain by Wednesday Morning. Snowfall accumulation of 1-2″.

Area C – A few hours of snow are likely to begin the event before changing over to rain by Early Wednesday Morning. Snowfall accumulation of up to 1″. A coating of ice is also possible in the Laurel Highlands.

Area D – A very short period of sleet or snow is likely to begin the event, followed by a change to rain. A coating of snow is possible but will quickly be melted away. A coating of ice is also possible in the Laurel Highlands.

Area E – Sleet or snow may mix in for an extremely short period in the beginning of the event, then rain.

All other areas can expect an all rain event.


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Hello, my name is Josh Adams. This year I am a junior in high school in South Central PA. I have had a passion for weather since I was five or six years old, watching the Weather Channel when the average kid my age was watching cartoons. At age 11, I discovered that there is a significant amount of weather info online from knowledgeable meteorologists to weather models and everything in between. I had the privilege to take part in a group that held informational weather discussions nearly everyday. I gained a significant amount of knowledge in several months back in 2012, constantly studying meteorology for hours each and just about every day. I created Northeast Weather Action in early 2013, just after the previous winter had ended. Things were pretty slow to start, however the winter of 2013-2014 greatly helped grow the page. Several of my forecasts verified nicely across the area. I met Chris during that winter in a facebook group, and we talked often about anticipated weather events. Just before the start of the 2014-2015 Winter, I added Chris to Northeast Weather Action (now Pennsylvania Weather Action), and once again we hit several key forecasts. Chris and I are looking forward to giving you the most up to date and reliable forecasts!

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