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Eastern Pike Regional Police Department
Tuesday February 9th, 2010 :: 09:52 a.m. EST

Advisory

Winter Storm Watch in effect for Pike County area,7pm tonight thru 1am on Thursday. TOTAL SNOW:6 to 10 inches

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BINGHAMTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY NOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 AM EST THURSDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT. SNOW WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION THIS EVENING...CONTINUING THROUGH THE DAY WEDNESDAY...BEFORE WINDING DOWN LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THE STEADIEST AND HEAVIEST SNOWFALL WILL OCCUR WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 10 INCHES ARE EXPECTED BY WEDNESDAY EVENING. THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS WILL LIKELY OCCUR ACROSS THE POCONOS FROM FAR SOUTHERN LUZERNE TO SOUTHERN PIKE COUNTY. AS THE STORM INTENSIFIES OFF THE EAST COAST...NORTH WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 20 TO 30 MPH...WITH HIGHER GUSTS POSSIBLE. THIS WILL
RESULT IN BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

Address/Location
Eastern Pike Regional Police Department
10 Avenue I
Matamoras, PA 18336

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 570-491-4040

Chad Stewart
cstewart@eprpd.org
570-491-4040

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