Winter Weather Advisory for Philly and surrounding area

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Philly area today. Currently the forecast calls for snow (mixed with sleet) to begin around 9-10 this morning and to continue throughout the day with accumulation of 3-4 inches near I95, with the NW suburbs getting 3-6 inches and 1-3 inches in South Jersey and most of Delaware.

  • PennDOT crews have brined the roads, though have been instructed not to clear the snow fall to prevent roadways freezing from rain.
  • The Philadelphia School District is closed, along with many other area schools. More HERE
  • NJ Governor Phily Murphy has declared a State of Emergency for NJ

The full forecast from National Weather Service is below:

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ

327 AM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

DEZ001-NJZ016>027-PAZ070-071-104-106-202030-

/O.CON.KPHI.WW.Y.0011.190220T1200Z-190221T0200Z/

New Castle-Salem-Gloucester-Camden-Northwestern Burlington-Ocean-

Cumberland-Atlantic-Cape May-Atlantic Coastal Cape May-

Coastal Atlantic-Coastal Ocean-Southeastern Burlington-Delaware-

Philadelphia-Eastern Montgomery-Lower Bucks-

Including the cities of Wilmington, Pennsville, Glassboro,

Camden, Cherry Hill, Moorestown, Mount Holly, Jackson, Millville,

Hammonton, Cape May Court House, Ocean City, Atlantic City,

Long Beach Island, Wharton State Forest, Media, Philadelphia,

Norristown, Lansdale, Morrisville, and Doylestown

327 AM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS

MORNING TO 9 PM EST THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations

of 2 to 4 inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze

expected.

* WHERE...Portions of southern New Jersey, southeast

Pennsylvania and northern Delaware.

* WHEN...From 7 AM this morning to 9 PM EST this evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The

hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening

commute. Precipitation will eventually change to all rain from

south to north through the early to mid evening.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or

freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery

roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can

be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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