WINTER WEATHER on the way for Mount Pocono today

UPDATED 504 PM EST Thu Nov 15 2018 **Totals Raised Again**

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ
Carbon-Monroe- Including the cities of Jim Thorpe and Stroudsburg

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST FRIDAY…

* WHAT…Heavy mixed precipitation. Total snow accumulations of **5 to 9 inches** and ice accumulations of around one tenth of an inch.
 
* WHERE…Carbon and Monroe counties.
 
* WHEN…Until 9 AM EST Friday.
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous conditions will impact the evening commute today and the morning commute Friday.
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…
 
A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible.
 
The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1 or visit 511pa online
 
THIS AFTERNOON
 
Snow. High near 24. East wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
 
TONIGHT
 
Snow and sleet before 10pm, then freezing rain between 10pm and 5am, then freezing rain, possibly mixed with sleet after 5am. Temperature rising to around 30 by 4am. East wind 14 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of around a 0.1 of an inch possible. New snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
 
FRIDAY
 
Snow likely, possibly mixing with rain after noon, then gradually ending. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. West wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1, or visit www.511pa.com

For more information from the National Weather Service visit www.weather.gov/phi/winter