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Winter Storm Warning Issued for Yorktown, Somers Through Dec. 15

Patch file photo.
Patch file photo.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for heavy snow on Saturday through Sunday, Dec. 15 morning.

Forecasters are predicting heavy snow for the Yorktown and Somers area by late Saturday night. Accumulation of 6 to 10 inches snow is predicted, with up to a quarter-inch of ice to top it off from sleet and freezing rain expected overnight.

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe weather conditions are expected, and significant amounts of snow will make travel dangerous. 

The NWS says don't travel unless it's an emergency and if you must travel, have an extra flashlight, water and food in your car.

Check the above window for updates.

• SaturdaySnow, mainly after 11am. High near 21. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

• Saturday nightSnow before 2am, then snow, freezing rain, and sleet. Temperature rising to around 27 by 3am. Northeast wind 9 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of 0.1 to 0.3 of an inch possible. New snow and sleet accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.

• Sunday night: A slight chance of snow before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 34. Northwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

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