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Snow Falls Tuesday Into Wednesday

Snow starts to fall Tuesday night

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    Get the full 7-day forecast including the latest on the snowstorm. (Published Tuesday, Jan 11, 2011)

    The snowstorm in the Philadelphia region is underway and it should bring a significant amount of snow to parts of the area.

    Let's get right to it. Predicted snow totals will vary throughout the area and more snow should fall to the north and east:

    Fast Moving System Means Less Snow

    [PHI] Fast Moving System Means Less Snow
    Glenn says the snow should stop falling by 6 a.m. making the morning commute easier than expected. (Published Tuesday, Jan 11, 2011)

    Area Predicted Snowfall
    Cape May, Dover, Lancaster, Reading, Wilmington 2 to 4 inches
    Philadelphia, immediate Pa. suburbs, Allentown, Atlantic City, Mt. Pocono, Western South Jersey 3 to 6 inches
    Easternmost Pa., parts of South Jersey 4 to 8 inches
    Trenton, Central Jersey 6 to 10 inches

    Snow should start tapering off from the southwest to northeast between 3 and 6 a.m.

    Snow began piling up throughout the Tri-State region Tuesday night as snow plows hit area roads. The heaviest accumulation began around 9 p.m. as a snow emergency went into effect in Philly.

    Ride Along With a Plow Crew

    [PHI] Ride Along With a Plow Crew
    Think it's easy trying to treat the roads and keep them clear when it snows? Find out from the men who know. (Published Tuesday, Jan 11, 2011)

    The area won't get the huge Category 5 (crippling) storm that it got during Christmas weekend.

    A Category 4 (major) storm should hit the Northern half of New Jersey, including Burlington and Mercer Counties.

    A Category 3 (significant) storm will hit the Philadelphia area.

    A Category 2 (nuisance) storm will hit west of Philadelphia, including parts of Delaware and South Jersey.

    Heaviest Accumulations 9 p.m. to 3 a.m.
    Snow Tapers Off 3 to 6 a.m.

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