Spring Nor’easter: What to Expect

Spring is here but the winter weather hasn't gone away. Another Nor'easter is set to hit our area Tuesday into Wednesday. But what should we expect?

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Spring is here but the winter weather hasn't gone away. Another Nor'easter is set to hit our area Tuesday into Wednesday. But what should we expect?
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Spring is here but the winter weather hasn't gone away. Another Nor'easter is set to hit our area Tuesday into Wednesday. But what should we expect?
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Models are showing two possible tracks for the storm.Track 1 predicts the nor'easter hitting closer to the shore, which would mean more rain, snow and stronger winds for our area.
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Track 2 pushes the nor'easter farther away from our area, which means less rain and snow although we can still expect strong winds.
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While the system's path will determine the type and amount of precipitation to fall, the nor'easter is expected to arrive in our area by Tuesday afternoon. It will likely start out as a wintry mix before changing to snow.
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Moving in from the west, a separate system will combine with the moisture formed by the nor'easter. The temperature, as well as the nor'easter's path, will influence the type of precipitation to fall.
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Around midnight Wednesday, another band of precipitation could form, dropping snow on the Philadelphia region.
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Most of the storm's activity will occur Tuesday evening and all the systems will move out of the Delaware Valley by Wednesday morning.
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Early models are predicting 1 to 3 inches for our area. But these totals are subject to change as the nor'easter gets closer.
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After a blustery start to the week, more spring like temperatures and showers will arrive. Stay with NBC10 for updates as the nor'easter approaches.
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