Winter Storm Watch
Statement as of 3:02 PM EDT on March 15, 2014
... Winter Storm Watch in effect from Sunday evening through
The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a Winter
Storm Watch... which is in effect from Sunday evening through
* Locations... all of Delaware, the Maryland Eastern Shore and
Gloucester, Salem, Cumberland, Atlantic and Cape May counties
in New Jersey.
* Hazard types... snow.
* Accumulations... 3 to 6 inches of snow. Highest accumulations
expected in central and southern Delmarva and southeast New
* Timing... precipitation should begin Sunday evening and may start
as rain. Most precipitation will change to snow by midnight. The
heaviest snow should fall overnight Sunday night. Snow should
start tapering off Monday morning and the accumulating snow is
expected to be over on Monday afternoon.
* Impacts... snow will make for difficult driving overnight Sunday
and is likely to greatly affect the Monday morning commute.
Temperatures will be starting above freezing before it snows, so
icing of untreated roadways and walkways is likely as
temperatures fall and the snow starts accumulating.
* Winds... northeast 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Some
gusts up to 40 mph along the immediate Atlantic coast.
* Temperatures... in the mid 20s to lower 30s while its snowing.
A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest
Nearby Radar Stations