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Winter weather advisory added to wind advisory for region

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Barrington and the rest of Camden County, as well as for surrounding areas.

National Weather Service map

The advisory joins the previously issued wind advisory, hazardous weather outlook and coastal flooding advisory.

The weather service is predicting a wintry mix of snow, sleet and rain for the area between 6 a.m. Wednesday and 6 a.m. Thursday. Snow accumulations of 1 to 2 inches are possible north and west of Philadelphia, but less than 1 inch is expected to the east and south of the city.

Wind gusts of as much as 50 mph also are expected during this time.

Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibility, the weather service warns.

TEXT OF WARNING

* TIMING...LIGHT RAIN OR SNOW SHOULD BEGIN WEDNESDAY MORNING...
  SPREADING SOUTH TO NORTH. PRECIPITATION WILL INCREASE WEDNESDAY
  AFTERNOON AND BECOME HEAVIEST LATE IN THE DAY OR EARLY EVENING.
  THE RAIN AND SNOW MAY MIX WITH SOME SLEET AT THAT TIME.
  PRECIPITATION WILL LIKELY CHANGE TO ALL SNOW OVERNIGHT WHILE
  GRADUALLY TAPERING OFF. AN OCCASIONAL LIGHT WINTRY MIX MAY
  CONTINUE ON THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...TEMPERATURES ARE FORECAST TO RISE TO THE MID AND UPPER
  30S ON WEDNESDAY SO ANY DAYTIME ACCUMULATION WILL BE MOSTLY
  LIMITED TO GRASSY AREAS. AS TEMPERATURES COOL BACK TOWARD
  FREEZING WEDNESDAY NIGHT THERE COULD BE SOME ACCUMULATION ON
  ROAD SURFACES. TREATED ROADWAYS SHOULD REMAIN MOSTLY ICE FREE.

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.
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This entry was posted on November 6, 2012 by in Safety.
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