ReadyPA has alerted us that the National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning taking effect from tomorrow (Monday, 3/13) at 8pm through Tuesday (3/14) at 4pm. Total accumulations are still projected to be around 6-12 inches of snow, accompanied by heavy winds and possibly a period of rain on Tuesday morning. Points North are expected to get higher accumulations with New York City under a Blizzard Watch. Full details below:
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Winter Storm Warning in effect from 8pm 3/13 until 4pm 3/14. Heavy snow expected. Travel is strongly discouraged. #PHLsnow
Winter Storm Warning in effect from 8 PM Monday to 4 PM EDT
The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a Winter
Storm Warning for heavy snow, which is in effect from 8 PM Monday
to 4 PM EDT Tuesday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in
* Locations... the Philadelphia metropolitan area and adjacent
southwest New Jersey, northern Delaware, and the northern
portions of the Eastern Shore of Maryland.
* Hazard types... heavy snow and strong winds.
* Accumulations... snow accumulation of 6 to 12 inches. There is a
chance that a transition to a wintry mix or rain may occur for a
time Tuesday morning, which could limit storm total snowfall
* Timing... snow begins Monday evening, becoming heavy at times
late Monday night through midday Tuesday. Snow will diminish by
late Tuesday afternoon.
* Impacts... the heavy snow will make travel difficult or
impossible Monday night and Tuesday and may produce power
outages due to the weight of the snow on tree limbs and power
* Winds... northeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.
* Visibilities... one quarter mile or less at times, especially
* Temperatures... generally in the upper 20s to the lower 30s.
A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of
snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in
an emergency. If you must travel... keep an extra flashlight...
food... and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.
Report snow and ice accumulation to the National Weather Service
by calling our trained spotter line... posting to the NWS Mount
Holly facebook Page... or using twitter.
Snowfall and ice accumulation forecast maps in addition to
experimental probabilistic snowfall information for the latest
event are available online at www.Weather.Gov/phi/winter
For additional updates and weather information, visit www.weather.gov/phi
For all current NWS Watches, Warnings, or Advisories, visit http://goo.gl/xfexUk
For further information on emergency preparedness, visit www.phila.gov/ready