Timeline For Wednesday Night's Snow - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG

1-3" Of Snow For Philly Area; Winter Weather Advisory In Effect

Posted: Updated:
Ultimate Doppler HD shows the storm as it begins to move into area Wednesday evening. Ultimate Doppler HD shows the storm as it begins to move into area Wednesday evening.
FOX 29 Chief Meteorologist Scott Williams details the timeline of when the snow will fall. FOX 29 Chief Meteorologist Scott Williams details the timeline of when the snow will fall.
A PennDOT salt truck is loaded ahead of a storm expected to bring 1-3 inches. A PennDOT salt truck is loaded ahead of a storm expected to bring 1-3 inches.
PHILADELPHIA -

A winter weather advisory is in effect for several counties in the Philadelphia area, South Jersey and portions of Delaware through early Thursday morning.

The winter weather advisory, issued by the National Weather Service, will remain in effect through 3 a.m. Thursday.

FOX 29 Chief Meteorologist Scott Williams says the first stage of the system arrived by Wednesday evening with widespread scattered showers. After 7 p.m., the temperatures began to drop and the rain and sleet began to change to snow.

FOX 29's Chris O'Connell reports 300 PennDOT trucks were scheduled to be on state interstates and major roads Wednesday night.

A PennDOT official says they haven't used their plows too much this season, but crews have used half of their salt supply due to the types of storms we've seen thus far this winter.

CHECK: The latest weather conditions on myfoxphilly.com.

By around midnight, the snow will begin to taper off as this fast moving system makes its way out of our area.

CHECK: The latest traffic conditions on myfoxphilly.com.

We could see somewhere around 1-3 inches of snow in the heart of the Delaware Valley. In the Trenton area, we can expect anywhere from 2-4 inches. Further south in parts of Delaware and South Jersey, we should see anywhere from 1-3 inches.

UREPORT: Send us pics and videos of the weather in your neighborhood on UREPORT.

FOX 29 has you covered Thursday morning. Good Day begins early at 4 a.m. with the latest weather and traffic conditions as well as school delays and closures.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Philly's Courtney Lapresi Wins MasterChef

    Philly's Courtney Lapresi Wins MasterChef

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 8:39 AM EDT2014-09-16 12:39:08 GMT
    Congratulations to Courtney Lapresi, 25 who is now the MasterChef!  (PHOTO: FOX BROADCASTING)Congratulations to Courtney Lapresi, 25 who is now the MasterChef! (PHOTO: FOX BROADCASTING)
    Congrats to our own Philly girl who is now the MasterChef!
    Congrats to our own Philly girl who is now the MasterChef!
  • Police: Man Kills Daughter's Boyfriend Climbing In Window

    Police: Man Kills Daughter's Boyfriend Climbing In Window

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 7:13 AM EDT2014-09-16 11:13:20 GMT

    Philadelphia police say a man shot and killed his daughter's 31-year-old boyfriend after the boyfriend was caught trying to climb into a window.

    Philadelphia police say a man shot and killed his daughter's 31-year-old boyfriend after the boyfriend was caught trying to climb into a window.

  • Trump Plaza Closes Its Doors In Atlantic City

    Trump Plaza Closes Its Doors In Atlantic City

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 6:58 AM EDT2014-09-16 10:58:41 GMT

    Another day, another Atlantic City casino crumbles as Trump Plaza closes its doors early Tuesday. But there's some good news in store for a different A.C. casino.

    Another day, another Atlantic City casino crumbles as Trump Plaza closes its doors early Tuesday. But there's some good news in store for a different A.C. casino.

Powered by WorldNow
Untitled

WTTG FOX 5 & myfoxdc
5151 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20016
Main Number: (202) 244-5151
Newsroom: (202) 895-3000
fox5tips@wttg.com

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices