The giant, wet snow that has fallen across the Delaware Valley is changing over to rain in many areas.
Officials in several area counties have declared Code Blue advisories in advance of the frigid weather.
We are now under 24 hours away from our next big storm, and the big picture is becoming clear on what we can expect.
If you were hoping to build a snowman on Saturday… unfortunately you’re going to have to keep waiting.
Timing will also play a factor in what we see, as will several other factors.
But looking at the European ensemble models, there is still discrepancy. More than half of them have a major East Coast storm, but others have a complete miss or a further west track which shifts the heavy snow back west of I-95.
CBS Philly has received the following community cancellations for Wednesday, January 21st, 2015.
Penndot workers are on 12-hour shifts for this storm — first to pretreat the road surfaces with brine, and then to salt and plow.
Snowfall will begin to encroach on the western most areas of the region by the early afternoon and spread eastward from there.
The Vineland Office of Emergency Management says the code blue starts at 6pm, when the warming shelter at First Presbyterian Church at 8th and Landis Avenues opens.
An Alberta Clipper will move through the Delaware Valley Wednesday. But this is no ordinary “Clipper”.
Officer James Gallagher had just finished a night shift and was driving home when he saw a car crash into a wall near the Route 3 exit of Interstate 476.
Our first chance, which is currently the most set in stone, comes tomorrow evening. A clipper will move through the area, bringing generally light snow on the order of 1-2″.
As temperatures fall below freezing during the early morning hours, any untreated surfaces will refreeze.
An extensive freezing rain threat has developed across the entire region this Sunday morning, as rain pushes in from the south and encounters arctic cold that failed to be displaced ahead of the system. As the rain falls, it freezes on contact and roads have been treacherous all morning across the region.
Photos of the thunderstorm damage on July 15th, 2014.
Storm damage across the Delaware Valley on July 3, 2014.
Photos of hail across the Delaware Valley on Thursday, May 22, 2014.