Blizzard Warning coastal NJ, Winter Storm Warning PHL

posted by @Radio1045Johnny -

Winter Map

Coastal New Jersey is under a Blizzard Warning with the greater Philadelphia area under a Winter Storm Warning through 7pm this evening. 

According to the National Weather Service, coastal NJ is looking at 8-12 inches of accumulation with wind gusts up to 45-55 MPH, while the greater Philadelphia area is expecting 5-7 inches with wind gusts up to 40 MPH.

Additionally, the city of Philadelphia has declared a Snow Emergency (and will relocate cars parked in a snow emergency zone).

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ 348 AM EST Thu Jan 4 2018

...High Impact Storm including the aftermath of wind driven record cold on its way to our area...

...A rapidly intensifying coastal storm will produce significant snowfall and strong winds through mid afternoon...

NJZ013-014-020-022>027-042115- /O.NEW.KPHI.WC.Y.0001.180105T2300Z-180106T1700Z/ /O.CON.KPHI.BZ.W.0001.000000T0000Z-180105T0000Z/ Western Monmouth-Eastern Monmouth-Ocean-Atlantic-Cape May- Atlantic Coastal Cape May-Coastal Atlantic-Coastal Ocean- Southeastern Burlington- Including the cities of Freehold, Sandy Hook, Jackson, Hammonton, Cape May Court House, Ocean City, Atlantic City, Long Beach Island, and Wharton State Forest 348 AM EST Thu Jan 4 2018

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING... ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM FRIDAY TO NOON EST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Occasional blizzard conditions expected through mid or   late afternoon with 8 to 12 inches of snow expected. Travel will   be very dangerous to impossible, including during the morning   commute. Damage to trees and power lines is possible. Travel   will be very dangerous to impossible, including during the   morning commute.Following the storm bitter cold temperatures   will follow. Expect wind chills to range from 5 below zero to 15   below zero Friday night into early Saturday.

* WHERE...Portions of central and southern New Jersey.

* WHEN...For the Blizzard Warning, until 7 PM EST this evening.   For the Wind Chill Advisory, from 6 PM Friday to noon EST   Saturday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Northerly winds gusting as high as 45 to 55   mph along the immediate coast will cause whiteout conditions in   blowing snow. Significant drifting of the snow is likely right   through Friday night. The cold wind chills will cause frostbite   in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds and poor visibilities are likely. This will lead to whiteout conditions, making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If you must travel, have a winter survival kit with you.  If you get stranded, stay with your vehicle. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and gloves.


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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ 348 AM EST Thu Jan 4 2018 ...High Impact Storm including the aftermath of wind driven record cold on its way to our area... ...A rapidly intensifying coastal storm will produce significant snowfall and strong winds through mid afternoon... PAZ070-071-104-106-042115- /O.NEW.KPHI.WC.Y.0001.180105T0600Z-180106T1700Z/ /O.CON.KPHI.WS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-180105T0000Z/ Delaware-Philadelphia-Eastern Montgomery-Lower Bucks- Including the cities of Media, Philadelphia, Norristown, Lansdale, Morrisville, and Doylestown 348 AM EST Thu Jan 4 2018 ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING... ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM FRIDAY TO NOON EST SATURDAY... * WHAT...Snow, moderate to heavy at times along with some blowing   snow will impact the area through early or mid afternoon. Plan   on difficult travel conditions, including during the morning   commute. Snow accumulations of 4 to 7 inches are expected.   Bitter cold temperatures will follow the storm with wind chills   ranging from 5 below zero to 15 below zero Friday night into   early Saturday. * WHERE...Delaware, Philadelphia, Eastern Montgomery and Lower   Bucks counties. * WHEN...For the Winter Storm Warning, until 7 PM EST this   evening. For the Wind Chill Advisory, from 1 AM Friday to noon   EST Saturday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 40 mph will cause   areas of blowing and drifting snow, especially on Friday.  The   cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes   to exposed skin. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe winter weather conditions are occurring. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1. A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and gloves. $$

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