Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Chester (PAC029) Pennsylvania Issued by the National Weather Service

Special Weather Statement Special Weather Statement - Chester County (Pennsylvania)


Updated:   Fri 15-Dec-17 02:08pm EST

Effective: Fri 15-Dec-17 07:00pm EST

Expires:   Fri 15-Dec-17 04:30pm EST

Severity:  Minor

Urgency:   Expected

Certainty: Observed

Status:   Actual

Type:     Alert

Category: Met


Areas affected:

Berks; Carbon; Lehigh; Monroe; Northampton; Upper Bucks; Western Chester; Western Montgomery

Message summary:

...snow to effect the afternoon and evening commutes...
A period of snow will occur for several hours before tapering off later this afternoon and early this evening from west to east. While amounts of 1 to as much as 2 inches are currently expected, the timing of the snow coinciding with the afternoon rush hour will result in slippery travel on untreated roads with possible travel delays. Use extra caution and be prepared for changing road conditions and visibilities.

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Winter Weather Advisory Winter Weather Advisory - Chester County (Pennsylvania)


Updated:   Fri 15-Dec-17 02:02pm EST

Effective: Fri 15-Dec-17 02:02pm EST

Expires:   Fri 15-Dec-17 07:00pm EST

Severity:  Minor

Urgency:   Expected

Certainty: Likely

Status:   Actual

Type:     Alert

Category: Met


Areas affected:

Eastern Chester; Eastern Montgomery; Lower Bucks

Message summary:

...snow to cause travel difficulties for the commute home this afternoon and evening...
...winter weather advisory in effect until 7 pm est this evening...
* what...snow occurring. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches are expected. Road conditions will be slippery this afternoon and into the early evening commute.
* where...eastern chester, eastern montgomery and lower bucks counties.
* when...until 7 pm est this evening. The steadiest and heaviest snow will fall through 4 pm with snowfall rates of 1 inch per hour possible in spots.
* additional details...with temperatures well below freezing, snow will stick on untreated roads and even pre-treated highways in bursts of heavier snow. Plan on travel delays with roads becoming snow covered and reduced visibility at times through the evening commute. Precautionary/preparedness actions...
A winter weather advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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