Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The National Weather Service predicted a 100 percent chance of precipitation from Wednesday evening through early Thursday morning in the Philadelphia area.
Up to 3 inches of snow is expected to fall early Thursday morning in the Philadelphia area, according to a National Weather Service forecast Wednesday afternoon. The predicted timeline was as follows for Philadelphia International Airport: Keep checking Patch through Thursday morning for any forecast changes and any community postponements or cancellations.
Friday, February 8, 2013
The National Weather Service expects the bulk of the storm to hit the Philadelphia area Friday night and early Saturday morning.
Snowfall forecasts increased early Friday morning for the winter storm approaching the Philadelphia area, according to the National Weather Service. The agency mapped predicted snowfall amounts throughout the region: This forecast was a noticeable departure from the forecast late Wednesday night, when 2-4 inches was the maximum expected. It still falls far short of expected snowfall amounts farther north on the eastern seaboard; New York and Boston may get more than two feet, according to some forecast models. Rain is expected to precede the snow through much of Friday, with the changeover to snow happening Friday night, when temperatures should dip to the mid-20s, according to the NWS. Saturday should become dry after the early morning. …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
The Philadelphia area looks to be affected far less than New England in the approaching winter storm.
A large winter storm is expected to hit the Philadelphia area and most of the northeastern United States Thursday through Saturday, according to the National Weather Service. As much as 2 to 4 inches of snow is in the forecast for Philadelphia and Montgomery counties, mixed with some rain. Slightly less is expected in most of Chester and Delaware counties. In general, the storm's effects are expected to be more severe farther up the coast, with one to two feet predicted in parts of New England. Weather.com tracks the expected effects day by day from what The Weather Channel has christened Winter Storm Nemo. Patch will track and report updated forecasts, road conditions, community cancellations and more throughout the storm. If you have a …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Gusts could reach 45 mph, according to National Weather Service
The National Weather Service issued a Wind Advisory Thursday for Eastern Pennsylvania through 6 p.m. According to the NWS advisory: Precautionary/preparedness actions... Use extra caution if driving, especially if you are operating a large vehicle. Light-weight outdoor objects such as patio furniture and garbage cans should be secured.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Much of the Philadelphia area got a thin coating of snow Monday evening.
Monday evening saw roughly 0.5 to 1.5 inches of snow around southeastern Pennsylvania, according to spotters from the National Weather Service. The forecast for the rest of the week calls for a few periods of precipitation—and little chance that whatever sticks will melt quickly. In fact, high temperatures are all expected to stay below freezing until Monday at Philadelphia International Airport, and overnight lows are predicted to range from 23 down to 14, the call for Tuesday night. Tuesday night and Wednesday may bring flurries, and Friday may see any of snow, freezing rain and sleet, according to the forecast, which offers no predicted accumulations yet. Keep up with Patch's updates this week to find out how any inclement weather is …
Friday, December 28, 2012
The National Weather Service wants residents to look out for snow.
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Friday, December 28, 2012
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the greater Philadelphia area on Saturday. According to a release from the service, residents in Philadelphia and its surrounding counties can expect up to an inch of snow between 6 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday. Snow will hit the area around daybreak in northern Delaware then spread up Interstate 95 by mid morning, the release states. The service suggests that travelers be prepared for "snow covered roads and limited visibility" and cautions that driving could be difficult due to slippery roads and low visibility. Temperatures are expected to be in the low 30s on Saturday. The warning is in effect from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Accumulation should be minimal, but the commute home could still be messy.
Less than an inch each of rain and snow are expected to fall through Tuesday afternoon and evening in Lower Merion and Narberth, according to the National Weather Service forecast. At noon, snow was falling but not sticking, and local major roads were puddling. By 2 p.m., more windshields had thin white patches. The temperature is expected to drop to an overnight low of 29, with a 30 percent chance of precipitation at night. Keep checking with Patch throughout the day to learn of any community cancellations or postponements related to the weather. And if you know of any we haven't reported, please tell us in the comments section below.
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Precipitation is expected to taper off by the afternoon.
The National Weather Service early Thursday was predicting a chance of rain and snow showers between 4 a.m. and 9 a.m. in the Philadelphia area. The possibility was between 30 and 50 percent, according to the NWS forecast, which called for winds up to 28 mph in the early morning. No accumulation is expected. Rain showers could follow through late morning. Thursday's forecast high is 46. In what would surely be a welcome development for storm-weary residents, the next precipitation in the forecast is not until a call for possible showers Tuesday.
Saturday, November 3, 2012
Temperatures are due to dip over the weekend. Many Lower Merion and Narberth residents still have no electricity at home.
Montgomery County on Friday issued a 'Code Blue' warning of dangerously cold weather approaching an area where many residents still lack electricity after Hurricane Sandy. According to the announcement: The Code Blue will be for the two-day (48 hour) period beginning at Noon Saturday, November 3, 2012 until Noon Monday, November 5, 2012. “Normally, a Code Blue declaration is issued when we are expecting colder weather,” said Josh Shapiro, chair of the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners, “but with temperatures expected to dip into the 20s overnight Saturday and Sunday we believe it is prudent to declare a Code Blue given the fact that so many people in the county remain without power and heat.” A Code Blue Cold Weather declaration is …
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
The NWS expected the dangerous part of the storm to pass by Tuesday night.
Perhaps the worst of ex-Hurricane Sandy was expected to come overnight into Tuesday, with slightly less treacherous conditions predicted during the day Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service forecast. As of 9 p.m., the NWS expected the Philadelphia area to get overnight winds 39 to 47 mph with gusts up to 70 mph, with up to a half inch of rain. On Tuesday, winds are forecast to be 22 to 31 mph with gusts up to 48 mph, according to the weather service. Up to another three-quarters of an inch of rain is predicted. From Tuesday night through Thursday, the forecast calls for chances of showers but no significant winds. From now until Sandy is history, Patch editors will be monitoring forecast updates and reporting weather watches …