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Weather Alert: Snow Is Back

Days after a 70-degree afternoon, snow falls again



    With snow falling around the area what could we wind up getting from this storm. (Published Tuesday, May 24, 2011)

    Only three days after the Philadelphia area experienced a glorious 70-degree February day, winter is upon us again with a snowstorm moving through the area Monday night into Tuesday.

    A Winter Storm Warning was issued Monday night for Philadelphia, Camden, Wilmington, Atlantic City and other surrounding areas.

    The snow should be hardest in parts of South Jersey, the Wilmington area and southern Chester County, said meteorologist Glenn "Hurricane" Schwartz.

    By 11 p.m. it was snowing in many parts of the region. The snow should continue until around daybreak.

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    (Published Tuesday, May 24, 2011)

    Estimated snow totals continued to go up Monday and could vary drastically just miles apart. "Hurricane" Schwartz was predicting 3 to 6 inches of snow in the city with more snow likely in South Philly than Northeast Philly. 

    AreaPredicted Snow Total
    Atlantic City, Wilmington, southern Chester County4 to 8 inches
    Philly, Cape May, Dover, parts of South Jersey, surrounding areas3 to 6 inches
    Reading, surrounding areas1 to 3 inches
    Allentown, Trenton, Poconos, points north1 inch or less

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    Because of the unseasonably warm temperatures the past couple of days, the warm ground will melt much of the first snow Monday evening. But as overnight temperatures dip to 22 degress in the city and 15 in the suburbs, the snow should begin to stick to the colder ground, says "Hurricane" Schwartz.

    The snow should wrap up between 4 and 7 a.m. Tuesday and possibly stop before the morning rush, Schwartz says.

    It should be dry Tuesday night and Wednesday, but don’t put your snow shovels in the basement yet. A new storm system could move into the area over the weekend.

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