Winter Storm Is Coming To Philadelphia

Did you buy shovels, sleds, skis or snow blowers? It is looks like we should use them on these weekend. According to news agencies, “impressive snowfall totals are likely with the Nor’easter heading here overnight and thru the morning hours on Friday.”

Friday will be rainy & windy, with a high temperature of 39 degrees.During Friday afternoon and evening, cold air will move in and rain will change over to snow.Weather service predicts between 3 to 6 inches of snow amount in Philadelphia, 5 to 10 inches of snow in Lehigh Valley and up to a foot or more in the Poconos. The accumulating snow in Philadelphia starts late on Friday,  and thru the early Saturday hours.

” The winds will blow and drift the snow making travel extremely difficult. This is a dangerous storm with every precaution needed for people and pets to stay safe and dry”, CBS News recommends.

The snow will end Saturday morning.

Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Winter Weather Advisory said:

“… Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 5 PM Friday to
6 am EST Saturday…

* locations… northern Delaware… far southern New Jersey to

* Hazard types… snow.

* Accumulations… snow accumulation of 2 to 5 inches.

* Timing… rain Friday will change to wet snow late in the day Friday or Friday evening. There may be a period of one to 2 inch per hour accumulations Friday night. Northerly winds will gust 30 mph causing some blowing and drifting. There is a small chance for a thunderstorm with the snow.

* Impacts… very hazardous travel is expected for the Friday evening commute and well into the night with visibility down to one quarter mile at times. Isolated power outages are possible.

* Winds… northwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* Temperatures… 35 to 40 during the daylight hours will fall into the upper 20s during the snow causing a very rapid freezing of Road surfaces as snow falls.

Precautionary/preparedness actions…

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow… sleet… or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities… and use caution while driving.”

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  1. Donna says:

    Please check your headline spelling


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