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

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

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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.

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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.

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