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Spring Begins With Light Snow

Snow continued to fall in parts of South Jersey early Monday, but First Alert Meteorologist Sheena Parveen predicts it will likely be mostly cleared out by the height of the morning rush. (Published Monday, March 21, 2016)

The first day of spring brought a bit of winter weather to our area. A mixture of rain and light snow is moving through our region.

A winter weather advisory was issued Sunday for Atlantic and Burlington counties.The advisory went into effect at 7 p.m. Sunday and will last until 6 a.m. Monday.

NBC10 First Alert Weather: Light Snow Moves Through Area

[PHI] NBC10 First Alert Weather: Light Snow Moves Through Area
Light snow moved through the area on the first day of spring. NBC10 First Alert Weather chief meteorologist Glenn "Hurricane" Schwartz has the details in his 7-day forecast. (Published Monday, March 21, 2016)

Conditions were dry Sunday morning. Then light snow began to fall in the Philly area late Sunday afternoon. Rain also began to fall across the region but changed over to light snow Sunday night.

We won't see much accumulation from the system. However, with the timing conditions are more favorable for snow sticking on roads meaning we could see some slushy, slick spots during the Monday morning rush.

TIMING

8 p.m. to 2 a.m. - Mixture of rain and snow, heaviest in South Jersey

2 a.m. to 7 a.m. - Snow ends west to east

7 a.m. to 9 a.m. - Snow ends in South Jersey

EXPECTED TOTALS

South Jersey - 2 to 4 inches

Philadelphia, North and West suburbs - 1 to 2 inches

Lehigh Valley, Poconos - Coating to an inch

Cold air will continue through the beginning of the week, but a big warm-up is coming midweek.

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