If you thought it was this snow storm was a false alarm when you woke up to wet roads and minimal snows, you're out of luck. It still looks like we are in for significant snowfall around the Phillly area today with the National Weather Service forecasting 8-12 inches along the i95 corridor, with heaviest snowfall this afternoon. Check out their official word below. Oh yeah, for those of you keeping track, this snow event has been dubbed 'Toby'.
A couple of other notes...
Radio 104.5 World Headquarters in Bala Cynwyd is closed today (for prize pickup). But, we'll still be here with music and updates for your snow day.
The City of Philadelphia declares snow emergency beginning at 9 a.m. This means several things, including a reminder that parking will be prohibited along designated snow emergency routes at this time. Get full details HERE
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ
410 AM EDT Wed Mar 21 2018
...Major Coastal Storm to Impact the Region Through Tonight...
.Low pressure will consolidate into an intense Nor`easter just
east of the Mid-Atlantic coast today, then track southeast of
Nantucket Island late tonight. Unnecessary travel especially in
most of New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania this afternoon and
evening is strongly discouraged!
New Castle-Cecil-Salem-Gloucester-Camden-Northwestern Burlington-
Delaware-Philadelphia-Western Chester-Eastern Chester-
Western Montgomery-Eastern Montgomery-Upper Bucks-Lower Bucks-
Including the cities of Wilmington, Elkton, Pennsville,
Glassboro, Camden, Cherry Hill, Moorestown, Mount Holly, Media,
Philadelphia, Honey Brook, Oxford, West Chester, Kennett Square,
Collegeville, Pottstown, Norristown, Lansdale, Chalfont,
Perkasie, Morrisville, and Doylestown
410 AM EDT Wed Mar 21 2018
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT
* WHAT...Mixed precipitation to heavy snow. Additional snow
accumulations of 8 to 12 inches, and ice accumulations of a
light glaze are expected.
* WHERE...Portions of southern New Jersey, southeast
Pennsylvania, northeast Maryland and northern Delaware.
* WHEN...Until 2 AM EDT Thursday. A wintry mix early this morning
will change to snow through the morning hours from west to east.
The snow then becomes heavy at times especially from about
midday through early this evening when snowfall rates of 1 to 3
inches per hour are expected. The snow will taper off late this
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be very difficult to
impossible, especially during this evenings commute. Be prepared
for significant reductions in visibility at times. Once snowfall
rates reach or exceed one inch per hour, it becomes difficult
for road crews to keep up due to rapid accumulations. The weight
of the snow on trees and power lines can lead to power outages.
Unnecessary travel is not recommended especially this afternoon
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.