Philadelphia Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 12:52 PM EST die 26o January, anno 2015

...Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 6 PM EST Tuesday...

* hazard types...heavy snow with blowing and drifting.

* Snow accumulations...12 to 16 inches.

* Timing...light snow this afternoon will affect the evening commute. Snow will become heavy at times later this evening through Tuesday morning when snowfall rates of a couple of inches per hour can occur at times... then taper off during Tuesday afternoon.

* Impacts...some impact on the Monday morning commute... then significant and widespread impacts thereafter. Areas of blowing and drifting snow will add to the hazardous conditions.

* Winds...north 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Temperatures...in the upper 20s.

* Visibility...one quarter mile or less at times.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow is expected... and strong winds are possible. This will make travel very hazardous or impossible at times.

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 12:20 PM EST on January 26, 2015

The following are unofficial observations taken so far today for the snow which is falling across our region. Appreciation is extended to Highway departments...cooperative observers...Skywarn spotters and social media for these reports. This summary is also available on our home Page at weather.Gov/phi

********************storm total snowfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments snowfall of /inches/ measurement

Delaware

...Kent County... Smyrna 1.0 930 am 1/26 social media

New Jersey

...Hunterdon County... Readington TWP 1.1 744 am 1/26 trained spotter Flemington 1.0 823 am 1/26 co-op observer

...Morris County... Rockaway TWP 1.0 821 am 1/26 public

...Ocean County... brick TWP 1.0 1102 am 1/26 social media

...Somerset County... Bridgewater TWP 2.0 1114 am 1/26 public NW Bridgewater TWP 1.2 700 am 1/26 public Somerville 1.2 1100 am 1/26 trained spotter

Pennsylvania

...Berks County... Hamburg 1.5 857 am 1/26 co-op observer

...Bucks County... West Rockhill TWP 2.0 600 am 1/26 trained spotter Sellersville 1.0 827 am 1/26 co-op observer

...Chester County... East Nantmeal 1.5 600 am 1/26 public Warwick 1.5 538 am 1/26 deos Glenmoore 1.4 918 am 1/26 co-op observer

...Lehigh County... New Tripoli 1.2 630 am 1/26 trained spotter

...Monroe County... Mount Pocono 1.4 1045 am 1/26 trained spotter Canadensis 1.3 800 am 1/26 co-op observer Tobyhanna 1.1 637 am 1/26 penndot

...Montgomery County... Graterford 2.0 543 am 1/26 trained spotter Spring Mount 1.5 952 am 1/26 trained spotter Gilbertsville 1.3 700 am 1/26 trained spotter Eagleville 1.3 730 am 1/26 trained spotter Royersford 1.2 725 am 1/26 trained spotter Ambler 1.0 936 am 1/26 trained spotter

...Northampton County... Bangor 1.3 958 am 1/26 public 1 NNE Springtown 1.1 940 am 1/26 co-op observer Forks TWP 1.0 700 am 1/26 public

**********************24 hour snowfall**********************

Location 24 hour time/date comments snowfall of /inches/ measurement

New Jersey

...Hunterdon County... 2 WSW Readington TWP 1.3 720 am 1/26 cocorahs 4 NNW Stockton 1.1 700 am 1/26 cocorahs 3 SW Lebanon 1.0 700 am 1/26 cocorahs

...Morris County... NNW Rockaway 1.0 800 am 1/26 cocorahs

...Ocean County... 2 NNE brick TWP 1.0 900 am 1/26 cocorahs

...Somerset County... 3 NW Bridgewater TWP 1.2 700 am 1/26 cocorahs

Pennsylvania

...Berks County... 3 SSW Mohnton 1.9 800 am 1/26 cocorahs 3 WNW Boyertown 1.7 800 am 1/26 cocorahs 4 SW reading 1.5 700 am 1/26 cocorahs 1 NNW Hamburg 1.0 700 am 1/26 cocorahs

...Bucks County... 2 NE Quakertown 1.0 700 am 1/26 cocorahs

...Carbon County... 1 NNE Jim Thorpe 1.2 700 am 1/26 cocorahs 3 WSW Lehighton 1.2 700 am 1/26 cocorahs

...Chester County... 1 SSW East Nantmeal 1.5 700 am 1/26 cocorahs

...Lehigh County... 2 S Orefield 2.5 645 am 1/26 cocorahs 3 SW Schnecksville 1.5 700 am 1/26 cocorahs

...Montgomery County... 1 W Limerick 1.7 700 am 1/26 cocorahs 2 SW Harleysville 1.5 700 am 1/26 cocorahs 1 S Gilbertsville 1.5 700 am 1/26 cocorahs 1 NNE Collegeville 1.5 800 am 1/26 cocorahs 3 SSW Kulpsville 1.5 700 am 1/26 cocorahs 2 NNE Pottstown 1.4 700 am 1/26 cocorahs 1 WSW North Wales 1.3 600 am 1/26 cocorahs 1 NNW Souderton 1.2 700 am 1/26 cocorahs 2 NW Blue Bell 1.0 900 am 1/26 cocorahs 2 WSW Hatfield 1.0 800 am 1/26 cocorahs