Philadelphia Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Wind Advisory
Statement as of 3:35 AM EST on January 30, 2015

...Wind Advisory in effect from 4 PM this afternoon to 6 am EST Saturday...

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a Wind Advisory...which is in effect from 4 PM this afternoon to 6 am EST Saturday.

* Winds...northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts as high as 50 mph.

* Timing...late this afternoon into tonight

* impacts...the strong winds could lead to difficult travel conditions especially in high profile vehicles. Scattered tree and power line damage is also possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Motorists should use extra caution...especially those in high profile vehicles. Light-weight outdoor objects such as patio furniture and garbage cans should be secured.


Special Statement
Statement as of 9:40 PM EST on January 29, 2015

...Light snow overnight into Friday morning...

Periods of light snow are expected overnight and they should taper to scattered snow showers on Friday morning.

A general snow accumulation of an inch or less is anticipated for the Pennsylvania counties of Berks, Chester, Montgomery, Delaware, Philadelphia and lower Bucks, as well as for the New Jersey counties of Mercer, Monmouth, inland ocean, Burlington and Camden.

If you will be going out overnight or on Friday morning, use extra caution. Be prepared for slippery conditions on area roads, walkways and parking lots.

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 12:05 am EST on January 30, 2015

The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 5 hours for the storm that has been affecting our region. Appreciation is extended to Highway departments...cooperative observers...Skywarn spotters and media for these reports. This summary is also available on our home Page at weather.Gov/phi

********************storm total snowfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments snowfall of /inches/ measurement


...New Castle County... New Castle County Ai T 1200 am 1/30 ilg

...Sussex County... Lewes 0.2 1000 PM 1/29 snow and sleet


...Cecil County... Elkton T 1045 PM 1/29 social media

...Talbot County... Easton T 1115 PM 1/29 social media

New Jersey

...Warren County... Blairstown 0.2 1000 PM 1/29 social media


...Bucks County... West Rockhill TWP 0.3 932 PM 1/29 trained spotter

...Chester County... West Caln TWP 0.5 656 PM 1/29 public East Nantmeal TWP 0.3 921 PM 1/29 public

...Lehigh County... Lehigh Valley Intl a 0.4 1200 am 1/30 Abe

...Monroe County... Bartonsville 1.0 1115 PM 1/29 social media Long Pond 0.2 1000 PM 1/29 penndot Stroudsburg 0.2 1000 PM 1/29 penndot Tobyhanna 0.2 1000 PM 1/29 penndot

...Montgomery County... Harleysville 0.4 936 PM 1/29 public Gilbertsville 0.3 913 PM 1/29 trained spotter Schwenksville 0.1 759 PM 1/29 public

...Northampton County... Danielsville 1.0 1130 PM 1/29 elev 720 ft Bushkill TWP 1.0 1030 PM 1/29 social media

...Philadelphia County... Philadelphia Intl Ai T 1200 am 1/30 phl