Chambersburg Mayor Walter Bietsch is expected to declare a snow emergency from 4 a.m. Thursday until 4 a.m. Only essential travel is recommended.
National weather service
A major storm will hit the southern tier of South Central Pennsylvania sometime tonight, National Weather Service forecasters predict.
Today’s snowfall will just be a teaser for what’s to come midweek when a major winter storm could dump up to a foot of snow on us.
High winds could to gust up to 50 miles an hour through early evening. The warning includes Franklin, Cumberland and Adams Counties.
Weather experts say we could get about an inch of snow across Franklin County by morning. But they warn it will probably be mixed with freezing rain just at the time everyone is getting ready to go to work.
The National Weather Service in State College PA has issued a Flood Advisory for southwestern Adams County and the southeastern part of Franklin County this evening.
Each year a dedicated group of volunteer weather spotters, known as Skywarn, provide National Weather Service offices across the country with important eyewitness information about tornadoes, flash floods and damaging thunderstorms.