Winter Weather Advisory for Philadelphia area

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Philadelphia area with rain and snow moving in this afternoon. Definitely doesn't look like enough to shut down the city, but may disrupt traffic this afternoon and tonight with the potential of 2 inches of snow accumulation. Full details from The National Weather Service below. Drive safe.

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ

232 PM EST Tue Jan 7 2020

DEZ001-MDZ008-NJZ016>022-027-PAZ070-071-101-102-104-106-080500-

/O.CON.KPHI.WW.Y.0001.200107T2200Z-200108T0500Z/

New Castle-Cecil-Salem-Gloucester-Camden-Northwestern Burlington-

Ocean-Cumberland-Atlantic-Southeastern Burlington-Delaware-

Philadelphia-Western Chester-Eastern Chester-Eastern Montgomery-

Lower Bucks-

Including the cities of Wilmington, Elkton, Pennsville,

Glassboro, Camden, Cherry Hill, Moorestown, Mount Holly, Jackson,

Millville, Hammonton, Wharton State Forest, Media, Philadelphia,

Honey Brook, Oxford, West Chester, Kennett Square, Norristown,

Lansdale, Morrisville, and Doylestown

232 PM EST Tue Jan 7 2020

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST

TONIGHT...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of up to around

two inches.

* WHERE...Portions of southern New Jersey, southeast

Pennsylvania, northeast Maryland, and northern Delaware.

* WHEN...From 5 PM this afternoon to midnight EST tonight.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous

conditions could impact the evening commute.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Precipitation will move in from southwest

to northeast late this afternoon. It will likely start as a

brief period of rain before quickly transitioning to snow from

northwest to southeast through early this evening. Snowfall

rates through the first half of this evening could be moderate

at times leading to visibilities below a mile along with a

quick accumulation of snow on road surfaces. The snow will

taper off west to east around midnight.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can

be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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