Will Santa See Snow? Your Christmas (And Eagles) Forecast

Will Santa see snow in our area for Christmas? It depends on where he's flying and when.

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Santa may need to dodge snowflakes while delivering gifts to children in parts of the greater Philadelphia region.
Sunday travel looks better nationwide. Another system will start to head toward our region by Christmas Eve. On this map you can see the same storm will produce snow over Chicago to Pittsburgh Sunday.
Sunday will be the best day for travel or last-minute shopping. Dry conditions are expected, with a mix of sun and clouds. Temperatures will be cooler.
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Check out the temperatures Christmas Eve. They’ll be in the low 40s during the early evening, and drop to the upper 30s about the time the rain/snow moves in. As a result, it will be a close call for flakes or raindrops out the window in Philadelphia.
Beginning around 8 to 9 p.m., and lasting into the earliest hours of Christmas morning, the passing system will bring some rain and snow to the region. Snow chances are best around the Lehigh Valley and Berks County. However, a wintry mix may occur over the Pennsylvania suburbs and turn over to rain through the overnight hours. Philadelphia and the I-95 corridor south will likely only see rain. Philadelphia could see a few wet flakes, but don’t expect morning snow on the ground.
The rain/snow will move out early on Christmas. By 6 a.m., the region will be clearing out, but roads in the suburbs and Lehigh Valley/Berks County may still be slick.
People in areas where brief snow, rain or wintry mix fall together could wake up to a small accumulation and icy roads Christmas morning. This means the drive to family or church could be a slippery one. Take it slow!
By daybreak Christmas morning temperatures will be starting to cool. We’ll fall from near 40 to the mid-30s, and only rebound to the upper-30s in the afternoon. It will be increasingly windy, with high winds likely by the late morning and afternoon. This will make it feel like the 20s all day.
A Wind Advisory is in effect Christmas for the entire area into the afternoon. Gusts may exceed 45 mph, so outdoor Holiday décor should be tied down. The drive around town may be tough.
Those attending the Eagles game Christmas night will need to BUNDLE UP! Temperatures will fall into the upper 20s, with stronger winds, it will feel like the teens. GO EAGLES
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