Winter storm warning

Winter storm warning in effect from 7 p.m. Tuesday evening until 3 a.m. Thursday.

* What...heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 7 to 10 inches, with localized amounts up to 13 inches, are expected, especially near and just west of the interstate 95 corridor and in the hilly areas of southeastern Pennsylvania and northeastern New Jersey.

* Where...portions of central, northern and northwest New Jersey and east central and southeast Pennsylvania.

* When...from 7 p.m. this evening to 3 a.m. Thursday.

* Additional details...travel will be very difficult to impossible, including during both commutes on Wednesday. Be prepared for significant reductions in visibility. Snow should begin tonight with slushy accumulations by dawn Wednesday. There may be a period where snow mixes with sleet and rain during the day Wednesday, especially right along the interstate 95 corridor, but will primary fall as a heavy, wet snow with snowfall rates of up to 1 inch per hour. Wind gusts to 35 mph are possible in northeastern New Jersey. With this being a heavy, wet snow, it is likely that trees and power lines could be brought down from the weight of the accumulating snow, resulting in power outages.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A winter storm warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 511. This weather storm warning is from ReadyChesco.

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