Snow Falls Tuesday Into Wednesday

Snow starts to fall Tuesday night

The snowstorm in the Philadelphia region is underway and it should bring a significant amount of snow to parts of the area.

Let's get right to it. Predicted snow totals will vary throughout the area and more snow should fall to the north and east:

AreaPredicted Snowfall
Cape May, Dover, Lancaster, Reading, Wilmington2 to 4 inches
Philadelphia, immediate Pa. suburbs, Allentown, Atlantic City, Mt. Pocono, Western South Jersey3 to 6 inches
Easternmost Pa., parts of South Jersey4 to 8 inches
Trenton, Central Jersey6 to 10 inches

Snow should start tapering off from the southwest to northeast between 3 and 6 a.m.

Snow began piling up throughout the Tri-State region Tuesday night as snow plows hit area roads. The heaviest accumulation began around 9 p.m. as a snow emergency went into effect in Philly.

The area won't get the huge Category 5 (crippling) storm that it got during Christmas weekend.

A Category 4 (major) storm should hit the Northern half of New Jersey, including Burlington and Mercer Counties.

A Category 3 (significant) storm will hit the Philadelphia area.

A Category 2 (nuisance) storm will hit west of Philadelphia, including parts of Delaware and South Jersey.

Heaviest Accumulations9 p.m. to 3 a.m.
Snow Tapers Off3 to 6 a.m.

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