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.
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″.
After yesterday’s storm, today’s sunshine has been a welcome sight! Temperatures are above normal on this Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and the only negative we have to talk about is the wind, which is still gusting to 25-30 mph.
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.
The most likely spot for any measurable snow is Southern Delaware, with Sussex county potentially seeing a coating to an inch.
The rain will freeze on contact through the morning hours, especially in areas to the north and west of Philadelphia. You’ll want to be especially careful on bridges, overpasses, sidewalks and any other untreated surfaces.
The return of winter weather has arrived and while some cold and snow lovers are thrilled, others will be wishing for the soggy, mild weather we enjoyed on Christmas Eve!
A brisk and cold start to the New Year on Thursday, but temperatures were actually right on target for early January, the average high is 41 and we actually surpassed that today.
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Winter Storm Watches have been posted all across the region as a powerful system moves up the eastern seaboard, developing into a full-blown nor’easter.
It was a day for parkas, mittens, hot chocolate and roaring fireplaces as the afternoon temperature didn’t rise above the freezing mark in Philadelphia – and with winds gusting over 30mph, it didn’t feel much warmer than the teens all day. This is drastic cold for the time of year – our normal high for November 18 is 54 degrees and our normal LOW is 39 – so we didn’t even come close.
By the time this chill reaches us Thursday or Friday, temperatures may average 10-15 degrees below normal for several days on end.
Kate Bilo, Mindie Barnett and some models show off some winter jacket trends.
The new month will come in with a howling wind and daytime highs nearly fifteen degrees below normal.