Winter Storm Warning for Philly area

Winter Storm Warning - National Weather Service

Happy 1st day of Spring! The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the Radio 104.5 listening area beginning tonight (Tuesday at 6 pm through 2 am on Thursday).  

The forecast for Tuesday currently calls for a mix of rain, sleet, snow with a coating to 2 inches, though roads may be slippery.  Then the Winter Storm Warning goes into effect  at 6 pm with snow tonight then more snow tomorrow, with the brunt of it tomorrow afternoon.  The general consensus for accumulation suggests 4-8 inches for Philly, Eastern parts of South Jersey and Northern Delaware, with sections of Delaware, Montgomery, Bucks and Mercer county between 76 and 276 looking at 6-10 inches. Inland NJ counties, including Atlantic/Burlington/Ocean and Cumberland are looking at 3-6 inches.

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ

441 AM EDT Tue Mar 20 2018

...A Major Coastal Storm with Significant Impacts...

.A pair of low pressure systems today will consolidate into one

major Nor`easter later tonight and Wednesday. This is expected to

bring significant impacts to our region, starting with areas of

mixed precipitation today and tonight, then significant snowfall

during Wednesday. Consideration should be given to no unnecessary

travel Wednesday afternoon and evening when the heaviest snow

with hourly accumulation rates of 1 to 3 inches should occur.

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

Delaware-Philadelphia-Western Chester-Eastern Chester-

Eastern Montgomery-

Including the cities of Wilmington, Elkton, Pennsville,

Glassboro, Camden, Cherry Hill, Moorestown, Mount Holly, Media,

Philadelphia, Honey Brook, Oxford, West Chester, Kennett Square,

Norristown, and Lansdale

441 AM EDT Tue Mar 20 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 2 AM

EDT THURSDAY...

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total snow

  accumulations of 8 to 13 inches, and ice accumulations of a

  light glaze are expected.

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

  Pennsylvania, northeast Maryland and northern Delaware.

* WHEN...From 6 PM this evening to 2 AM EDT Thursday. Mixed

  precipitation is expected to develop later this morning and

  continue through tonight, then change to all snow Wednesday and

  be heavy at times. Thunder is possible Wednesday afternoon. The

  snow then tapers off Wednesday evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions, including

  during this evenings commute. For Wednesday, plan on very

  difficult travel conditions especially in the afternoon,

  including during the Wednesday evening commute when snowfall

  rates of 1 to 3 inches per hour are expected. Significant

  reductions in visibility are expected. Widespread power outages

  are possible on Wednesday. Northeast to north winds will gust 25

  to 35 mph at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet

and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible. The latest

road conditions for the state you are calling from can be

obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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