Winter Storm Warning - Update (MON 8am)

posted by @Radio1045Johnny -

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the Philadelphia are tonight (Mon 3/13) starting at 8pm through tomorrow afternoon at 4pm. In case you're wondering, they're calling this storm, 'Stella'!

Total accumulations are now projected to be around 8-12 inches of snow, accompanied by heavy winds (15-25 MPH, with 35 MPH gusts). This is expected to be a heavy and wet snow, accompanied by high wind, so we could see many power outages. Points North are expected to get higher accumulations with New York City under a Blizzard Warning. Full details below:

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ

849 AM EDT Mon Mar 13 2017

...A MAJOR COASTAL STORM WILL AFFECT THE REGION MONDAY NIGHT AND

TUESDAY...

.Low pressure will develop off the Carolina coast Monday,

becoming an intense storm as it moves east of New Jersey on

Tuesday. Heavy precipitation will develop along and west of the

track of the storm. Temperatures will be cold enough for snow in

much of the area Monday night and Tuesday with substantial

accumulations expected.

DEZ001-MDZ008-012-NJZ016>019-021-022-027-PAZ070-071-140100-

/O.CON.KPHI.WS.W.0003.170314T0000Z-170314T2200Z/

New Castle-Cecil-Kent MD-Salem-Gloucester-Camden-

Northwestern Burlington-Cumberland-Atlantic-

Southeastern Burlington-Delaware-Philadelphia-

Including the cities of Wilmington, Elkton, Chestertown,

Pennsville, Glassboro, Camden, Cherry Hill, Moorestown,

Mount Holly, Millville, Hammonton, Wharton State Forest, Media,

and Philadelphia

849 AM EDT Mon Mar 13 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING

TO 6 PM EDT TUESDAY...

* 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 8 to 12 inches.

* 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 many roads impassable and

  may produce widespread power outages due to the weight of the

  snow on tree limbs and power lines. Strong winds will lead to

  blowing snow, reduced visibility, and additional power outages.

* WINDS...Northeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* VISIBILITIES...One half mile or less at times.

* TEMPERATURES...from the upper 20s to mid 30s.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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