The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

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November 26, 2013

What's in store for region weather-wise

JOHNSTOWN — Cambria and Somerset counties will remain under a winter weather warning until Wednesday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.

The latest advisory, which was issued at 10:21 this morning, warns of snow and freezing rain in the Laurel Highlands. The service said between 4 and 6 inches of snow is expected as well as one-tenth to one-quarter of an inch of ice.

Snow was expected to fall throughout the morning before turning to a mixture that includes freezing rain. It is expected to change to snow and rain this afternoon before becoming predominantly snow again tonight. Additional lake effect snow showers are expected Wednesday night and early Thursday morning.

Winds are expected to be between 5 and 10 mph tonight and increase to 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 30 mph on Wednesday, which will cause blowing snow.

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