Philadelphia Weather: What Types Of Precipitation To Expect During Winter Storm Sunday

Philadelphia Weather: What Types Of Precipitation To Expect During Winter Storm Sunday

Philadelphia Weather: What Types Of Precipitation To Expect During Winter Storm Sunday

According to the warning statement issued by the NWS's office in Mount Holly, heavy wet snow and sleet expected to move into the area Sunday afternoon.

In a series of maps below, the weather service has outlined how much snow could fall and when different communities should expect it the storm to arrive and depart.

A winter storm warning goes into effect for Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs starting at 3 p.m. this afternoon.

This meant government offices were open two hours late on Monday morning. "If you must travel, use mass transit", said NYC Emergency Management Commissioner Joseph Esposito.

New Jersey is expected to experience several inches of snow.

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Low pressure will intensify as the storm tracks northeast Sunday night before crossing over the Gulf of ME early Monday.

An additional one to six inches of snow is possible above the 6,000 foot elevation.

Similarly, Governor Phil Murphy of New Jersey advised drivers to "stay off the roads so that we are able to deploy available resources to clean the snow", CNN reported".

A winter storm is making its way across much of the USA, bringing rain, snow and bitter cold to some areas.

The storm is expected to burn itself out between 7 and 9 a.m., giving way to cold temperatures.

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