PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – We are tracking another round of measurable snow whose timing is set to affect our commute Friday morning. A winter weather forecast is in effect for Delaware and Lehigh Valleys from 6 p.m. 22.00 Thursday to kl. 10.00 on Friday.
Snow will begin to spread across the region in our western counties, primarily after 6 p.m. 21 Thursday. The snow is set to begin near the I-95 corridor after midnight.
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This will be a potent but fast-moving winter storm, with most of the total snow falling from 6 p.m. 02.00 and 07.00
Some snowfall can be heavy at times, with speeds of more than 1 inch per hour early Friday morning to provide reduced visibility and very slippery conditions on the roadways.
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At present, a general accumulation of 1-3 inches of snowfall is likely to be a baseline for large parts of the region.
Model data reflect that a heavier band of snow will develop, potentially over southern New Jersey, which may produce more disturbing amounts of snow in the 4-6 inch range.
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Gusts will also increase until Friday, which could lead to localized power outages in neighborhoods that get more snow. Follow the evolving weather forecast.