12-18 inches of snow predicted for Chesco

****Update: Anticipated Timing: Snow starting Monday mainly after 11 p.m. Snow will continue during the day on Tuesday.  Snow is forecasted mainly before 7 pm on Tuesday and will taper off Tuesday night into Wednesday.  Hazards with this storm include accumulating snow, coastal flooding, and strong winds. At the current time we are forecasting 12-18 inches of snow over a majority of Chester County with 8-12 inches for the far Southeastern area. ****End Update

National Weather Service in Mount Holly, NJ warns of a coastal storm that is expected to affect the region Monday night, March 13th through Tuesday night, March 14th.

Hazards with this storm include accumulating snow, coastal flooding, and strong winds. At the current time we are forecasted for 8-12 inches of snow over a majority of the Chester County with 12-18 inches for the Northern and Northwestern sections. The storm total snow graphic includes Monday evening through Tuesday.

Key Updates:

  • Accumulating snow is likely across much of the region. At this point, the highest risk for accumulating snow, enough to cause major impact, is along and northwest of the Interstate 95 corridor.
  • A Winter Storm Watch for Chester County March 13th, 8:00 PM until March 14th 8:00 PM
  • Increased snow total possible for Chester County

Chester County Forecasted Conditions:

Anticipated Timing: Snow starting Monday night mainly after 9 pm, snow will continue Monday Night and during the day on Tuesday.  Snow is forecasted main before 7 pm on Tuesday but there will remain a chance of snow Tuesday night into Wednesday.

Temperatures:
Monday high of 37 and a low of 26
Tuesday high of 35 and a low of 23
Wednesday high of 32

Wind: Monday night and Tuesday winds Northeast 10 to 20 mph with gust up to 40 mph

Precipitation: Snow starting Monday night mainly after 9 p.m. Snow will continue during the day on Tuesday.  Snow is forecasted main before 7 p.m. on Tuesday but there will remain a chance of snow Tuesday night into Wednesday.

Active watches & warnings: hazardous Weather Outlook

Impacts:

  • Accumulating snow is possible Monday night into Tuesday night.
  • There could be major impacts to travel especially late Monday night during the day Tuesday.
  • Snow and wind could cause down power lines and possible power outages

 

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