Updated 2/12/2014 @ 11:04am: The National Weather Service has adjusted their Winter Storm Watch to be in effect from Wednesday evening at 10pm through 1am Friday. Expected now is snow and sleet, with accumulations of 6 to 10 inches. Freezing rain has been removed from the forecast.
Tonight’s snow will be mainly after midnight, with new snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
The snow could be heavy at times on Thursday, and additional accumulations of 4 to 8 inches possible.
A Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Wednesday evening through late Thursday Night. This watch includes far Southeastern Pennsyvania (including Parkesburg and the surrounding areas), Southwestern New Jersey, far Northeastern Maryland, and Northern Delaware.
Expect snow, sleet, and freezing rain, with accumulations of 6 to 10 inches. Percipitation should begin as mostly snow Wednesday night. The snow is forecast to change to a mix of snow, sleet, and freezing rain during the day Thursday, before changing to snow and tapering off Thursday night.
Travel could be significantly impacted across the area, especially Thursday, with the expectation of 10 to 20 MPH winds, and gusts up to 25 MPH.
Thursday could lead to power outages with significant ice accumulations, and as winds increase.
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 1. North wind 5 to 7 mph.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -8. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night: Snow, mainly after midnight. Low around 19. Northeast wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday: Snow. High near 32. Northeast wind 11 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday Night: A chance of snow before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 37.
Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
Saturday Night: A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 30.
Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 35.