Quick-moving snow to impact morning commute in Lehigh Valley

Posted December 16, 2017

A winter weather advisory remains in effect until 5 a.m. Thursday for Sanilac County.

"The snow should enter the region late in the evening and be on the decrease by daybreak", the weather service says in a forecast discussion from its Philadelphia region office in Mount Holly, New Jersey.

The weather service said there is already some "ocean effect snow" falling off the south coast of Rhode Island and MA because of Arctic air that moved into the region.

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Should the snowfall coincide with the beginning of morning rush hour, delays could form quickly.

Lebanon County is part of a central PA winter weather advisory starting at 7 p.m. tonight through 8 a.m. tomorrow (Thursday) morning, according to the National Weather Service. Low around 22. There will be a 20 percent chance or snow at night.

Friday: A chance of snow showers after 1pm. "Some slick roads and treacherous travel can be expected should the snow materialize as now forecast".

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Highs this weekend are expected to be above the normal 31, with 34 on Saturday and 36 on Sunday.

The heaviest snow accumulation will happen during the evening making travel very slow and hard.

Tuesday: Partly sunny, continued seasonably chilly.

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