PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Snow totals put some Jersey Shore cities at or near a foot of snow as the nor’easter dumped snow on the Philadelphia region Saturday. Here are some totals from the storm:
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In Philadelphia, 7.5 inches of snow covered the ground. It’s the city’s biggest one-day snowfall in six years.
— Lauren Casey (@LaurenCBS3) January 29, 2022
Compared to other parts of the Philadelphia region, southeast Pennsylvania saw the least amount of snow.
In Delaware County, Folsom got 6 inches. Meanwhile, West Chester got 3.1 inches of snow on the ground.
Bensalem got 8.2 inches of snow.
In Atlantic County, 19 inches of snow covered the ground in Linwood and Egg Harbor Township. Also in Atlantic County, 18.5 inches of snow fell in Absecon. Little Egg Harbor Township got 18 inches.
Atlantic City made history due to the storm. The city got 16 inches, which ties the third biggest one-day snow on record.
Tuckerton in Ocean County has around 16 inches on the ground, while Egg Harbor Township in Atlantic County saw about 12.6 inches. Avalon is reporting 15 inches.
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Delaware is also seeing significant snowfall Saturday. Lewes is reporting 14.2 inches, while Millsboro is reporting 11.1 inches. Via social media, there are reports of Felton seeing around 9 inches.
A blizzard warning that was set for some Jersey Shore counties — Cape May, Atlantic, and Southern Burlington — has been lifted.
The National Weather Service confirmed blizzard conditions in parts of New Jersey early Saturday morning.
We have confirmed that at least coastal portions of the area experienced a blizzard last night and this morning. Analysis for inland areas and to determine more exact timing and duration information will take more time to conduct. #NJwx #DEwx pic.twitter.com/CiQjEHoQqV
— NWS Mount Holly (@NWS_MountHolly) January 29, 2022
A blizzard warning means there will be whiteout conditions with limited visibility. Wind gusts of up to 50 mph are also possible.
A winter storm warning has been lifted for these counties: lower Bucks, lower Montgomery, Philadelphia, Delaware, New Castle, Cumberland, Salem, Camden, Gloucester, north Burlington, and Mercer.
The snow that had been falling since Friday night and into Saturday has stopped.
Temperatures plummet behind the storm, and wind chills for the first time this season dip to sub-zero values in Philadelphia, colder North and West, in addition to locations with a fresh snow pack.
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