5:30 a.m. update: York is expected to get a mixture of rain and snow early Tuesday morning, according to the National Weather Service. Snow and slush will affect the morning commute, especially in higher elevations.

The snow will end in the late morning, and the winter weather advisory expires at 1 p.m. Tuesday. The York area is expected to get 1-3 inches from the storm, the NWS said.

All public schools in York County are planning on running classes on the normal schedule, according to their websites. All local colleges also plan to hold classes, according to their websites.

9:30 p.m. update: A winter weather advisory continues in effect from midnight Monday to 1 p.m. Tuesday. According to the National Weather Service in State College, snow is expected to start after midnight, with overnight snow accumulation around an inch. The low temperature should be around 30 degrees, with light and variable winds. The chance of snow is near 100 percent.

Tuesday, snow is expected to continue, mainly in the morning, with total snow accumulation by the end of the advisory 2 to 4 inches. Temperatures will be colder, with highs in the upper 30s and north winds around 5 mph. The chance of snow remains near 100 percent.

Tuesday evening is expected to be mostly cloudy, becoming partly cloudy later, with lows in the lower 20s and northwest winds around 5 mph.


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The weather service says Wednesday should be mostly sunny, with highs in the lower 40s and winds shifting to the west about 5 to 10 mph. Wednesday night will be mostly clear, with lows in the upper 20s and west winds continuing at 5 to 10 mph.

High temperatures are expected to edge higher through the 40s as the week progresses, reaching the lower 50s by Sunday.

1 p.m. update: The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory beginning at midnight for York and the surrounding counties. The advisory lasts until 1 p.m. Tuesday.

The area will begin to see snow after midnight, with 2-4 inches of accumulation expected and higher amounts in higher elevations, the NWS said.

The region should expect snow and slush on the roads beginning before dawn Tuesday and lasting through the morning commute, the service said.

Previous story: Snow could slow Yorkers' commute Tuesday morning.

The National Weather Service says between 1 and 3 inches of snow are possible early in the day.

Skies will start clouding up Monday evening, with an overnight low around 30. Light snow will develop after midnight and really start to fall after 4 a.m., said Craig Evanego, meteorologist with the National Weather Service.

"It may even mix with a bit of rain before it tapers off Tuesday afternoon," Evanego said.

"The roads could be slick (Tuesday) morning," he said.

The snow is the result of a weak wave of low pressure moving in from the southwest, Evanego said. The northern part of York County will see more snow than the southern areas, which will most likely have just a light covering, he said.

High temperatures on Tuesday will be in the upper 30s, with gradually moderating temperatures through the rest of the week, said Evanego.

Wednesday will be mostly sunny with light west winds and a high near 42.

Thursday and Friday will be sunny with a high in the low 40s.

Saturday is expected to be mostly cloudy with high temperatures near 48 and Sunday will be partly sunny with a high near 49.

- Reach Chelsea Shank at 505-5432 or cshank@yorkdispatch.com