The National Weather Service has posted a Winter Storm Warning for the Borough of Stone Harbor for Thursday, March 5th. The warning is in effect Wednesday at 11pm through Thursday at 7pm. There is the likelihood of accumulating snow for our community that could range anywhere from four to nine inches of snow.
A winter storm is inching closer to our region. In advance of the storm, temperatures will be in the 40s during the daytime on Wednesday before turning colder at night. Rain associated with the approaching storm front is expected to change over to sleet and possibly freezing rain during the late night and early morning hours. This precipitation will eventually transition into an all snow event on Thursday morning towards daybreak. Snow is expected to continue through the morning and part of the afternoon.
Snowfall predictions may change during this snow event. Please continue to monitor this website for updates and potential delays/cancellations, and continue to monitor traditional media outlets for updated forecasts. Exercise caution while driving late Wednesday night and throughout the day on Thursday into Thursday evening. Following this storm will be cold conditions Thursday night and Friday with wind chills below zero before a warmup during the weekend.
Here is the text of the Winter Storm Warning courtesy of the National Weather Service:
Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 11 PM this evening
to 7 PM EST Thursday…
* hazard types… a steady accumulating snow, possibly heavy at
times, from late tonight into Thursday.
* Snow accumulations… the potential for 5 to 9 inches.
* Timing… rain will change to snow overnight and the snow will
continue into Thursday.
* Impacts… widespread and substantial impacts on travel are
expected for late tonight and Thursday.
This Winter Storm Warning means that significant amounts of
snow are expected. The snow will make travel very hazardous or