About 1.5-2 inches of snow fell in the State College area, by the National Weather Service’s account, overnight into Friday, causing slick roads and several early-morning crashes that backed up rush-hour traffic.
High-speed wind gusts caused a large oak tree to fall on the roof of a Ferguson Township home, trapping the homeowner inside the sunroom, according to Alpha Fire Company. She was transported to UPMC Altoona.
National Weather Service State College recorded winds of more than 50 mph throughout Centre County Sunday evening, which kept fire companies across the county busy, responding to downed power lines and shutting down roads.
Centre County road conditions are deteriorating as snow turns into sleet and freezing rain this afternoon, Feb. 20, 2019. PennDOT reduced speed limits on the interstates and highways, and there are some traffic restrictions.
The National Weather Service State College is calling for an accumulation of 4-6 inches of snow and sleet, and about 0.10-0.25 inch of ice by Wednesday evening. The wintry mix could make for hazardous road conditions.
How much snow and ice is Centre County going to get with the next winter storm? According to the National Weather Service State College, it’s going to be messy. Snow Monday evening is expected to turn to a wintry mix by Tuesday.