Winter weather headed for region

Spring winter storm arrives tonight

"The most significant Pacific storm to pass over the area brought 11.4 cm of snow beginning during the night of (March) 7, turning to rain (6.8 mm) by the afternoon of March 8". The emergency snow routes were cleared within two hours' time, with the team using 20 tons of salt mixture to coat the streets.

Records show that we've also seen a trace of snow throughout the month of May too.

The average temperature of 36.8 degrees was 2.1 degrees below normal.

"This stuff started compacting and melting pretty much immediately", Ferguson said.

The weekend brings the chance for snow on Friday and Sunday, according to the National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill.

NY could see a mix of rain and snow on Saturday, according to a weather update.




For now, plan your go-bag with Rockies warmer gear and a rain shell and we can improve that outlook if we can as the system gets closer.

The bulk of the snow was slated to hit northeast New Jersey overnight.

For the Lehigh Valley, "a separate system could provide overrunning snow/mix to rain for the region on Monday into Tuesday, but uncertainties remain with the exact evolution of this system", the EPAWA says.

By Wednesday, the storm system and cold front will approach the East Coast and stretch from Florida to Maine.

The timing of this storm will be Wednesday night into Thursday night. The heaviest snow accumulations will occur between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Forecasts indicate that Tuesday night into Wednesday morning could see record-breaking cold temperatures. More snow is possible by Sunday. Temperatures will be a touch warmer, high look to reach the upper 30s in most locations. The morning commute will be dry, but rain or a wintry mix of snow, sleet, and rain will develop in parts of the state between 9am and noon.

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