While we didn’t reach a record in Philadelphia, several others were toppled with ease this morning.
The deep freeze means that morning travel could be tricky. Slushy spots will re-freeze and untreated roads will remain slippery. Allow plenty of extra time as you head out the door Friday morning and remember to slow down and use caution.
The snow is piling up, with several inches already being reported across the Delaware Valley.
Snow is sweeping across New Jersey and that has caused government offices and most schools to close.
The snow will fall steadily during the early morning hours as the front sinks south dragging the precipitation bands with it.
Around 3 p.m., the airport announced arriving flights are delayed an average of 1 hour and 45 minutes.
Wednesday will feature all rain, as we are currently in much milder air to the south of the front. As we progress into tonight and the early morning hours of tomorrow, however, that rain will begin to change to snow from north to south.
The university says dining halls will remain open Wednesday and a 6 p.m. men’s basketball game is still on, but the library and fitness facilities are closed.
This morning is the calm before the storm for the Delaware Valley, but enjoy it while you can – this one could stick around for quite a while.
No sooner do we blink than we’re already tracking another storm system, this one threatening wet weather for a few DAYS as it’s not only large, but sluggish.
The inclement weather and icy conditions Monday have caused several travel issues at the airport and on mass transit lines.
Even though the precipitation will end, untreated surfaces will remain icy overnight into Monday morning.
PennDOT has placed a 45 mph speed restriction on several area expressways.
Big deal, it’s March. It might as well be January or February as the weather is stuck firmly in winter mode.
Another weekend storm will impact the Delaware Valley on Sunday afternoon and night.