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    The storm moves into our region late Sunday night, bringing snow overnight and complicating the morning rush hour. NBC10 First Alert Meteorologist Glenn "Hurricane" Schwartz has the latest snow totals and timeline. (Published Sunday, Mar 16, 2014)

    All the St. Patrick’s Day green could be covered up in white as yet another winter storm is set to blanket parts of the area in snow.

    NBC10 First Alert Meteorologist Glenn "Hurricane" Schwartz says the winter weather system could drop up to eight inches of snow in parts of our region, but there is a sharp cut off between those areas and other parts that will receive hardly any snow.

    While it is unclear exactly where exactly the dividing line will be, Hurricane says: "Delaware and South Jersey are not going to escape this."

    Authorities activated the Delaware Emergency Operations Center at midnight Monday. Officials warn commuters that the morning commute will be treacherous and to avoid driving if possible.

    First Alert Weather: Snow Moving In

    [PHI] First Alert Weather: Snow Moving In
    Winter isn't over yet. A storm is moving into our region Sunday evening and bringing precipitation to the area. NBC10 First Alert Meteorologist Glenn "Hurricane" Schwartz has the latest snow totals. (Published Sunday, Mar 16, 2014)

    A Winter Weather Warning is in effect for Central Delaware(Kent and Sussex Counties) as well as extreme South Jersey(Cape May County). Central and southern Delaware and South Jersey are expected to receive the most accumulation, while the Lehigh Valley won't see much if any accumulation at all.

    The National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Middlesex and Monmouth counties in New Jersey, and eastern Montgomery, Lower Bucks, Delaware, Chester and Philadelphia counties in Pennsylvania. The advisory, which means periods of snow will cause travel difficulties, begins at 8 p.m. Sunday and continues to noon Monday.

    Officials with Atlantic City announced Sunday that they are delaying office openings for non-essential employees to 11 a.m. Monday.

    St. Patrick's Day Snow

    [PHI] NBC10 First Alert Weather: St. Patrick's Day Snow
    A winter storm is moving into our area tonight, starting out as a wintry mix before turning into snow overnight. NBC10's Tedd Florendo has the details. (Published Sunday, Mar 16, 2014)

    The storm, which developed off the west coast of the United States, is currently racing across the country and should arrive by Sunday evening delivering a wintry mix of rain and snow. That mix will then change to snow overnight.

    The system will hit Delaware and the Jersey Shore around 8 p.m., turn into snow after midnight and then start to taper off around 8 a.m. Monday. The peak of the storm will hit the areas south of the city between 1 a.m. and 6 a.m.

    In the Philadelphia area, the system won't move in until around 11 p.m., starting out as a wintry mix. It could change over to snow around 2 a.m. and continue until 7 a.m., but Hurricane says Philadelphia is right on the edge of this sytem making it difficult to predict the amount of accumulation.

    NBC10 First Alert Weather: Mix Sunday Night, Snow Overnight

    [PHI] NBC10 First Alert Weather: Mix Sunday Night, Snow Overnight
    A wintry mix is set to hit parts of our area Sunday night and then change to snow overnight. NBC10's Tedd Florendo has the forecast. (Published Monday, Mar 17, 2014)

    Given the timing, the Monday morning rush could be affected by the storm, especially in South Jersey, Delaware, and Philadelphia.

    Regional Timeline

    Midnight - 6 a.m. - Heaviest snow falling in South Jersey and Delaware. Light snowfall with some accumulation in Philadelphia and the I-95 corridor.

    6 a.m. - 8 a.m. - Snow tapers off.

    First Alert Weather: Wintry Mix

    [PHI] First Alert Weather: Wintry Mix
    Spring isn't here yet. Cold weather returns Sunday and a snowstorm is heading our way. NBC10 First Alert Meteorologist Brittney Shipp has the latest forecast. (Published Saturday, Mar 15, 2014)

    8 a.m. - 10 a.m. - Snow moves out of Philly region. Light snow continues to fall in South Jersey and Delaware.

    10 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Light snow continues in South Jersey and Delaware, causing slippery road conditions before the storm moves out of those areas.

    First Alert Weather: Cold & Snow Return

    [PHI] First Alert Weather: Cold & Snow Return
    The warm and pleasant weather is moving out as winter sends another storm our way. NBC10 First Alert Meteorologist Brittney Shipp has the details on how low the temperatures will drop Sunday and how much snow you can expect. (Published Saturday, Mar 15, 2014)

    PM Rush Hour - Roads in South Jersey and Delaware will be wet so remain cautious.

    While the latest computer models show that much of South Jersey and Delaware could see the worst of the storm, the Lehigh Valley and the Poconos likely won't see any snow at all.

    Expected Snow Totals

    Lehigh Valley - Little to no accumulation

    St. Patrick's Day Snow Forecast

    [PHI] NBC10 First Alert Weather: New Forecast for St. Patrick's Day
    NBC10's Tedd Florendo has the updated forecast for the approaching winter storm. (Published Saturday, Mar 15, 2014)

    Lower Montgomery County, Lower Bucks County, North Philadelphia - Less than 2 inches

    South Philly, Chester County, Delaware County, Central Jersey - 2 to 4 inches

    NBC10 First Alert Weather: Snow Totals Change

    [PHI] NBC10 First Alert Weather: Snow Totals Change
    The estimated snow totals have lowered a bit since our forecast earlier on Saturday. NBC10's Tedd Florendo has the new details. (Published Monday, Mar 17, 2014)

    South Jersey & Northern Delaware- 4 to 6 inches

    Cape May County, Southern and Central Delaware - 6 to 8 inches

    St Patrick's Day Snow: Timeline & Totals

    [PHI] St Patrick's Day Snow: Timeline & Totals
    Snow is exected to hit our area Sunday night into St. Patrick's Day. NBC10's Tedd Florendo has the timeline and expected totals. (Published Monday, Mar 17, 2014)

    Hurricane says the snow will continue to fall until around 8 a.m. Monday when the storm finally moves out. The winds will pick up, however.

    With the worst of the storm expected to hit South Jersey and Delaware, DelDOT began making preparations Sunday afternoon.

    NBC10 First Alert Weather: St. Patrick's Day Snow

    [PHI] NBC10 First Alert Weather: St. Patrick's Day Snow
    We're in for some snow Sunday night into Monday morning. NBC10's Tedd Florendo has the forecast. (Published Monday, Mar 17, 2014)

    Crews in New Castle and Sussex County pretreated roads with brine. DelDOT officials are urging drivers to delay their morning commute if possible and give themselves extra time to reach their destinations if they have to drive.

    Stay with NBC10.com and our mobile apps to get the most up-to-date information on this storm through the day.

    St. Patrick's Day Snow

    [PHI] St. Patrick's Day Snow
    We're in for a warm and breezy Saturday. But that changes tomorrow into Monday as another winter storm approaches our area. NBC10's Tedd Florendo has the forecast. (Published Monday, Mar 17, 2014)