What to Know
- After dodging main accumulation from current ice storms, the Philadelphia area is trying like it will likely be coated in snow once more later this week.
- A winter storm is anticipated to strike on Thursday and convey accumulating snow to many neighborhoods.
- Stick with the NBC10 First Alert Weather Team over the following couple days as we focus our forecast in your neighborhood.
Wintry climate isn’t finished with the Philadelphia area simply but as a winter storm that’s anticipated to drop snow on a lot of the area strikes in later this week.
The snow is probably going to start Thursday morning as a part of a 24-hour-long system that lingers into Friday morning. This follows weeks now of snowy and icy climate across the Philadelphia area.
The storm, which was over Texas noon Tuesday, will choose up extra moisture from the Gulf of Mexico and alongside the East Coast earlier than it will get to our area early Thursday. It is anticipated to convey at the very least some snow to a lot of the area from northern Delaware and South Jersey to the Lehigh Valley.
Here is what we all know, at this level, in regards to the coming storm.
What’s the Timing of the Storm?
The key to this storm is when changeovers from snow to wintry combine to ice to rain occur in every neighborhood. The precise timing of that may come into focus within the hours forward.
A chilly blast is anticipated to transfer in Tuesday night time and drop temperatures on Wednesday, as highs Wednesday will battle to break the freezing mark. That then units us up for Thursday morning.
The storm is anticipated to begin as snow throughout nearly all of the Delaware and Lehigh valleys round dawn Thursday. You can then count on accumulating snow by way of the morning rush and into late morning as the bottom might be chilly and something that falls will stick to untreated surfaces.
Snow is anticipated to proceed — heavy at instances — all through the day from the I-95 Corridor by way of the Lehigh Valley and Berks County. Driving circumstances might turn into hazardous on the peak of the storm.
But, as many storms do round right here, hotter ocean air will ultimately are available, at the very least at ranges above the bottom. This will set us up for a change to an icy combine, which might stretch during the realm at one level. Some areas will heat sufficient to change to rain, however the particulars on that aren’t clear right now.
The storm is anticipated to transfer out Friday morning.
The specifics on precise timing ought to come collectively within the hours to come.
How Much Snow Might Fall?
The monitor the storm is taking as of noon Tuesday, brings snow to a lot of the space come Thursday.
At this level, it’s too quickly to give precise snow totals by neighborhood.
Keep checking again as we can have centered snow complete maps within the subsequent day or so.
What About the Weekend?
Expect a principally dry and chilly weekend by way of the Philadelphia area.
Highs will battle to get out of the low to mid 30s each Saturday and Sunday. You ought to get sunshine every day, nonetheless, which might assist somewhat bit with melting, however not a lot.
Expect refreezing in a single day as temps drop into the teenagers in lots of neighborhoods.
How to Stay Ahead of the Storm?
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