Winter Storm Watch Issued For The East Coast | 6-8+” of Snow Is Forecasted To Fall Friday – Saturday

Chris Wallner | | WeatherWeather
BLUE= Winter Storm Watch. Image: NOAA

The National Weather Service has issued Winter Storm Watches for much of the East Coast. They are in effect from mid-day Friday – mid-day Saturday. Ice accumulations are likely, as mixed precipitation is forecasted to fall before the snow does.

NOAA Has Issued A Winter Storm Watch For:

  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • Vermont
7 day snowfall totals. Image: Tropical Tidbits
7 day precipitation totals. Image: NOAA

On Friday, a mix of snow and rain is forecasted to fall, which could result in ice accumulation, but after that, snow is expected to fall at all elevations.

Additional Storm Info:

Extended outlook for New York. Image: NOAA Buffalo, NY
NY storm totals. Image: NOAA Buffalo. NY

New York: 6-12″ of Snow Friday – Saturday

* Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches 
  and ice accumulations of up to one tenth of
  an inch are possible.
- NOAA Buffalo, NY
Winter Storm Watch for PA. Image: NOAA Pittsburg, PA
PA snow totals. Image: NOAA State College, PA

Pennsylvania: 6+” of Snow Friday – Saturday

* Total snow accumulations of more than 6
  inches and ice accumulations of up to one 
  tenth of an inch are possible.
- NOAA State College, PA
VT storm totals. Image: NOAA Burlington, VT
Ice totals. Image: NOAA Burlington, VT

Vermont: 4-8″ of Snow, With Up To 10″, Friday – Saturday

* All of northern New York and the northern tier of 
  Vermont will have the potential to receive 4 to 8 inches
  of snow with localized amounts up to 10 inches.
- NOAA Burlington, VT
6-10 day temperature outlook. Image: NOAA
6-10 day precipitation outlook. Image: NOAA

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