2 to 4 Inches of Snow Plus Wintry Mix Possible Wednesday

Business was already brisk at the Lower Saucon Township Giant–a perennially popular destination for many local winter storm preppers–even before the National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for the Lehigh Valley Wednesday for 2 to 4 inches of snow followed by freezing rain, sleet and possibly rain.

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Ice Could Cause Problems Saturday, Weather Service Warns

Although temperatures will be unusually mild Friday–with highs in the low 60s–they are forecast to plummet from near 50 at around midnight to around 30 by 7 a.m., with icing developing rapidly toward daybreak Saturday on gusty north to northwest winds, according to the National Weather Service.