Winter Storm Warning Posted for Stone Harbor for Thurs, March 5th

//Winter Storm Warning Posted for Stone Harbor for Thurs, March 5th

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.

Precautionary/preparedness actions…

This Win­ter Storm Warn­ing means that sig­nif­i­cant amounts of
snow are expected. The snow will make travel very haz­ardous or