A MAJOR COASTAL STORM WILL AFFECT THE REGION MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY... .Low pressure will develop off the Carolina coast Monday and become an intense storm as it moves east of New Jersey on Tuesday. Heavy precipitation will develop along and west of the track of the storm. Temperatures will be cold enough for snow in much of the area Monday night and Tuesday with substantial accumulations. ...
WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM MONDAY TO 4 PM EDT TUESDAY... The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow, which is in effect from 8 PM Monday to 4 PM EDT Tuesday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in effect.
* LOCATIONS...The Philadelphia metropolitan area and adjacent southwest New Jersey, northern Delaware, and the northern portions of the Eastern Shore of Maryland.
* HAZARD TYPES...Heavy snow and strong winds.
* ACCUMULATIONS...Snow accumulation of 6 to 12 inches. There is a chance that a transition to a wintry mix or rain may occur for a time Tuesday morning, which could limit storm total snowfall amounts.
* TIMING...Snow begins Monday evening, becoming heavy at times late Monday night through midday Tuesday. Snow will diminish by late Tuesday afternoon.
* IMPACTS...The heavy snow will make travel difficult or impossible Monday night and Tuesday and may produce power outages due to the weight of the snow on tree limbs and power lines.
* WINDS...Northeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.
* VISIBILITIES...One quarter mile or less at times, especially Tuesday morning.
* TEMPERATURES...Generally in the upper 20s to the lower 30s.
* AFFECTED AREAS: CAMDEN ... GLOUCESTER ... NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON ... SALEM
A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an emergency. If you must travel...keep an extra flashlight... food...and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. Report snow and ice accumulation to the National Weather Service by calling our trained spotter line...posting to the NWS Mount Holly Facebook page...or using Twitter. Snowfall and ice accumulation forecast maps in addition to experimental probabilistic snowfall information for the latest event are available online at www.weather.gov/phi/winter
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