Thursday morning, with temperatures in the 20’s, and brutal winds, wind chills will be in the single digits in Philadelphia and its immediate suburbs. As you travel north the “feel like” readings will fall below zero!
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Wednesday morning will greet us with temperatures in the teens in Philadelphia, some single digits in our suburbs.
Friday morning will be frigid. Philadelphia will challenge the record of 9 degrees, set in 1934. If that is not bad enough, wake up wind chills will be around -10.
The snow will clear the coast around noon. Wednesday afternoon will be sunny and blustery!
Areas of fog will greet us Friday morning, some will be locally dense, so take it slow during the morning commute.
A cold front will cross our area Wednesday, bringing rain showers during the late morning through midday hours. There is the chance that if the rain moves in early enough, it could freeze on some surfaces where temperatures are below freezing.
It will be the 3rd Snowiest Winter ever in Philadelphia.
They have been scarce around here this season, but Nor’easters are notorious in our area during the winter months.
This is one big storm that will impact millions of people. Snow and sleet are already falling in the deep south.
Philadelphia has received over 40 inches of snow this winter and is currently less than 3″ away from entering the top 10 list of all time record winter seasons.
A Winter Storm Warning will continue into Wednesday for snow and ice with the biggest threat North and West of Philadelphia. In addition to hazardous travel Wednesday morning, significant icing of .25-.5″ could take down tree limbs and power lines especially in our far NW suburbs and the Lehigh Valley.
Tuesday will literally be the “calm before the storm”. STORM #2, that is.
The heaviest snow will fall South and East of Philadelphia.
The latest arctic blast will continue to create gusty winds and drive wind chills below zero Tuesday morning.