Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Overnight snow, sleet and rain made for treacherous road conditions in the morning.
A chilly combination of snow, sleet and rain has created a messy morning for Warminster and the rest of the region. The downpour began late Monday night, and the National Weather Service expects it to continue for the rest of the day. The slippery road conditions forced Centennial School District to cancel classes for the day, with the administrative offices opening two hours late. The forecast says the rain will stop Wednesday morning, but there may be more snow on Friday.
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
The third winter storm of 2011 dropped 4-8 inches on Warminster and the surrounding region.
The plows and shovels have come out again as Warminster residents get to work clearing their driveways and sidewalks from the 4-8 inches of snow that dropped on the region Tuesday night. By sunrise on Wednesday, most of the snow had stopped falling, but the covered roads gave enough reason for Centennial School District to cancel classes for the day. Nativity of Our Lord had already canceled elementary school and night classes for Wednesday due to a water main break, with the snow leaving Archbishop Wood high school also closed for the day. The public works department kept the main roads fairly clear for the morning commute, and there haven't any reports of accidents. The township has declared a snow emergency until 2 p.m. today, and asks…
Tuesday, January 11, 2011
About 4-7 inches of snow is expected to accumulate by Wednesday morning.
The same storm that slammed the southeast United States is making its way up the East Coast and will mix with another storm coming from the west, urging a winter storm warning from the National Weather Service for Warminster and the rest of the region. The NWS calls for 4-7 inches of snow to accumulate, with high winds and heavy precipitation that could affect visibility. The warning is in effect from 2 p.m. Tuesday until 10 a.m. Wednesday, with the heaviest snowfall to occur in the evening and overnight.