CLEVELAND – The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a Lake Effect Snow Warning for Erie County beginning at 1 a.m. Friday.
The advisory runs until 7 a.m. Saturday. Heavy lake effect snow is expected with total snow accumulations of four to six inches. Wind gusts of 30 to 35 mph are possible.
Update, Nov. 25, 3:30 p.m.: A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Warren and McKean Counties in conjunction with the Lake Effect Snow Warning for Erie County.
The highest snowfall accumulations are expected in the eastern half of the county, including Edinboro, Corry and Union City. The heaviest snowfall rates are expected Friday morning, with possible one-inch per hour rates. This will cause hazardous travel conditions, particularly along the I-90 and I-86 corridors.
Slippery, snow covered roads and reduced visibility are possible.
“If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle,” the advisory said. “The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission strongly encourage motorists to heed all travel restrictions and delay unnecessary travel.”
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