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Winter Storm to Hit Philadelphia Region

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Philly Braces for Winter StormPhiladelphia, PA - The National Weather Service issued a “Winter Storm Warning” with a potential of a foot or more of snow hitting the region from Wednesday evening into Thursday morning.


 

Winter Storm to Hit Philadelphia Region

The Weather Services' most recent prediction subject to change, calls for up to 9” of snow in the Philadelphia region and potential of even 12” to 18” hitting the suburbs.

Heavy mixed precipitation is expected, with snow and sleet accumulations of 6 to 12 inches, with wind gusts as high as 35 mph. Starting around noon Wednesday to 10 AM EST Thursday. Read Philadelphia's Storm Preparation Plan



The National Weather Service Issued the Following Warning

  • Travel could be very difficult to impossible. The hazardous conditions could impact the evening commute on Wednesday and the morning commute on Thursday.
  • The heavy snow could result in power outages.
  • Snow will move in from southwest to northeast Wednesday afternoon and early evening. The snow could become heavy at times Wednesday evening.
  • The snow will likely mix with and change to sleet late Wednesday evening and Wednesday night before ending as a period of snow on Thursday morning.

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