As temperatures stay below freezing overnight, continue to be on the lookout for patches of ice on untreated surfaces into Tuesday morning.
Tired of these messy Monday’s? We sure are!
Expect rain showers to arrive overnight but change over to freezing rain, then light snow in the N&W suburbs from North to South on Monday, as colder temperatures return.
As we should be used to by now, we have another wet weather system moving in for Monday. This one, like the last several, will be short on snow and long on forecasting challenges.
We’ve already hit our high temperature for the day, which happened shortly after midnight.
Happy Groundhog Day! Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow this morning (for the 102nd time) and predicts six more weeks of winter, but for snow lovers in Philadelphia, it seems that winter never arrived.
Every possible type of winter precipitation takes aim on the Delaware Valley as we move through the day and night.
We’re still looking for a similar set up storm-wise for late Sunday into Monday, mostly rain south (Delaware and southern New Jersey) with rain/snow/sleet/freezing rain from 1-3 inches in Philadelphia and suburban points just east and west.
An arctic air mass and whipping winds will drive wind chills below zero Saturday morning.
Road crews had the highways and suburban streets in good shape by early Saturday morning, but for many, the task of getting the snow that fell in the western suburbs off the sidewalks and driveways was a greater challenge.
For the second weekend in a row, travelers across the Philadelphia region were dealing with a slick commute after snow and rain fell on area roads overnight.
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.
A quiet day end to the work week, but this weekend we will see our first precipitation of 2015.
Despite a bright, quiet start to the new year, we won’t have to wait long for our first large system.
Only a few days left until Christmas, and while precipitation will be falling leading up to the big day, it isn’t going to be the white stuff.