Blizzard-Bringing Nor’easter: Fast Facts

Know what to expect

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A supersize storm is set to cripple our area this SuperBowl weekend. Heavy snow, blinding winds and coastal flooding are expected from the second major snowstorm of the season. So here are the fast facts on what we're expecting:

HOW MUCH SNOW?

All everyone really cares about is how much snow is going to get dumped on their doorstep. Meteorologists expect the Nor'easter to bring as much as two feet of heavy snow.

LOCATIONEXPECTED 
ACCUMULATION
Extreme South Jersey and most of Delaware20-28 inches
All of Philadelphia, Wilmington, Del., parts of South Jersey, Delaware, Chester and Montgomery Counties14-20 inches
Central Jersey, Reading, Pa., Bucks County10-14 inches
Lehigh Valley6-10 inches
Poconos and Above3-6 inches

Here's a map:

WATCHES AND WARNINGS

Winter storm watches and warnings and even Blizzard warnings have been issued for our area. Where do you stand?

WINTER STORM WARNING

  • Pennsylvania Counties
    • Philadelphia
    • Chester
    • Delaware
    • Montgomery
    • Bucks
    • Lancaster
    • Northampton
    • Berks
  • New Jersey Counties
    • Camden
    • Gloucester
    • Burlington
    • Salem
    • Mercer
  • Delaware

BLIZZARD WARNING

  • New Jersey Counties
    • Atlantic
    • Cape May
    • Cumberland
    • Ocean
    • Monmouth
  • Delaware Counties
    • Kent
    • Sussex

STORM TIMELINE

This storm is moving into our area from the Gulf of Mexico. It's expected to arrive right around rush hour Friday and be outta here by Saturday night.

TIMECONDITIONS
Friday 5 p.m.Snow begins
Friday 10 p.m.Snow becomes heavy
Saturday 2 -7 a.m.Heavier snow and strong winds
Saturday 7-11 a.m.Heavy snow transitions back to steady snow
Saturday EveningBack to light snow

WHAT TO EXPECT

  • A heavy, wet snow that will stick to streets and trees
  • Up to 24 hours of snowfall especially to the south and east
  • 2-3 inches of snow falling an hour at its height
  • Strong sustained winds between 30-40 m.p.h., gusts up to 55 m.p.h.
  • Blizzard to near-blizzard conditions across the area
  • Visibilities at less than 3/4 of a mile
  • Coastal flooding with 9-10 foot waves

WHAT SHOULD I DO?

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