Weather Service Calls for Weekend Snow
Winter weather advisory in effect.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for southeast Pennsylvania with snow and a wintry mix expected tonight and Saturday.
The advisory is in effect from 1 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The precipitation is expected to fall predominantly in the form of snow with several inches of accumulation by the time the snow ends.
Snow is expected to change to sleet and freezing rain before it changes to all rain Saturday afternoon. Snow accumulation of 2 to 5 inches along with up to a tenth of an inch of ice.
Areas of slippery driving and walking especially on untreated roadways and sidewalks. Motorists need to use caution when driving on bridges and overpasses where icy spots can easily develop.
Here’s the local forecast:
This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. Northwest wind between 7 and 11 mph.
Tonight: Snow, mainly after 1am. Low around 27. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday: Rain, snow, and sleet before 1pm, then a slight chance of snow and sleet between 1pm and 4pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow after 4pm. High near 37. Northeast wind between 6 and 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Northeast wind between 6 and 9 mph.
Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 38. East wind between 8 and 10 mph.
Sunday Night: A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 38. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.