Light Snow, Then Bitter Cold to Hit Area

Get ready to bundle up over the next few days. We’re in for bitter cold with wind chills below zero.

Before the cold, a system will bring in light snow Thursday. We should see very little accumulation, if any at all, as well as temperatures in the mid to upper 30’s. After the snow clears out Thursday night, the deep freeze begins. By the time you wake up Friday, frigid wind chills will make temperatures feel like below zero in most parts of the region.

Wind Chill Temperatures by 7 a.m. Friday

Philadelphia: -5 degrees

Wilmington: -4 degrees

Dover: 0 degrees

Allentown: -10 degrees

Doylestown: -7 degrees

Pottstown: -8 degrees

Reading: -8 degrees

Cape May: 3 degrees

Atlantic City: -2 degrees

Toms River: -5 degrees

Things won't get much better throughout the day with temperatures in the low 20's and wind chills in the teens and single digits.

Wind Chill Temperatures by 2 p.m. Friday

Philadelphia: 12 degrees

Wilmington: 13 degrees

Dover: 14 degrees

Allentown: 5 degrees

Doylestown: 8 degrees

Pottstown: 8 degrees

Reading: 8 degrees

Cape May: 12 degrees

Atlantic City: 12 degrees

Toms River: 10 degrees

We won’t see much of a warmup Saturday with temperatures in the 20’s as well as a chance of snow overnight into Sunday.

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