After finishing the month of November almost 2.5 degrees below average, December starts off well above average, with high temperatures in the 60s and even some 70s.
As we welcome in December, we also welcome the first day of winter – meteorological winter, that is.
We’ll start off the holiday weekend with a chill!
All afternoon the temperature hovered just enough above the freezing mark to keep the precipitations from icing up on the main roads.
Winter Storm Warnings remain in effect for the Poconos, Lehigh Valley and northern Bucks, Montgomery and Chester counties, and Winter Weather Advisories remain in effect for Philadelphia and nearby PA and DE suburbs.
The window for dry roads has about ended. The Delaware Valley is now consumed by rain, which will be mixing and changing to snow in many spots over the next several hours.
This latest storm comes with terrible timing as millions of people hit the roads and the skies in preparation for the holiday.
Rough seas act as a warning of things to come as wet, windy weather is about to soak the shore.
Wednesday is scheduled to be a marathon day of run-throughs for the televised parade. But it comes with the threat of snow.
While Crews Gear Up To Tackle Snowy Roads, PennDOT Reminds Drivers To Be Prepared And Flexible When Traveling
PennDOT says crews are monitoring the forecast and they will be prepared to take on the wintry weather conditions.
If the weather is making you nervous about flying on Wednesday and you want to change your flight, it’s a bit too soon to say whether airlines would waive their change fees.
Hopefully you didn’t pack away all of the lighter clothes just yet!
It looks like a rain changing to snow event for the region on Wednesday and Wednesday night.
One more chilly day before a gradual (and well deserved) warm-up.
The Code Blue will commence at 10 p.m. Thursday, November 20th through 10 a.m. Friday, November 21st.
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.