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NWS Issues Rare Ice Storm Warning for Parts of Area

Parts of area can see up to quarter inch of ice

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    The National Weather Service has issued an Ice Storm Warning for parts of the region until 8:00 a.m. Wednesday.

    The Ice Storm Warning is in effect for Berks, Bucks, Chester and Montgomery counties in Pennsylvania and Hunterdon and Somerset counties in New Jersey.

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    NBC Meteorologist Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz said an ice warning for this area is rare.

    The NWS says up to a quarter inch of ice may accumulate in parts of the area.

    Travel conditions are expected to be hazardous especially on untreated roads and bridges and sidewalks.

    Philadelphia and parts of Southern New Jersey are still under a Winter Weather Advisory until 5:00 a.m. Wednesday.

    These areas can see ice accumulations of one to two tenths of an inch.

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