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1/1/2014 - WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
235 PM EST WED JAN 1 2014

...A WINTER STORM WILL AFFECT THE ENTIRE AREA LATER THURSDAY AND
FRIDAY ALONG WITH AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AND DANGEROUS
COLD...

.AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP OFF THE COAST OF VIRGINIA
THURSDAY, THEN STRENGTHEN RAPIDLY AS IT TRACKS NORTHEASTWARD AND
AWAY FROM OUR AREA THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY. AS THIS OCCURS, SNOW
IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE ENTIRE AREA ESPECIALLY THURSDAY
NIGHT THEN TAPER OFF FRIDAY MORNING. A DANGEROUSLY COLD AIRMASS WILL
OVERSPREAD THE AREA THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY AS THE STORM
INTENSIFIES OUT TO SEA.

DEZ001-NJZ009-010-012>022-025>027-PAZ060-070-071-101>106-020500-
/O.NEW.KPHI.WS.A.0002.140102T2300Z-140103T1500Z/
NEW CASTLE-HUNTERDON-SOMERSET-MIDDLESEX-WESTERN MONMOUTH-
EASTERN MONMOUTH-MERCER-SALEM-GLOUCESTER-CAMDEN-
NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON-OCEAN-CUMBERLAND-ATLANTIC-
COASTAL ATLANTIC-COASTAL OCEAN-SOUTHEASTERN BURLINGTON-BERKS-
DELAWARE-PHILADELPHIA-WESTERN CHESTER-EASTERN CHESTER-
WESTERN MONTGOMERY-EASTERN MONTGOMERY-UPPER BUCKS-LOWER BUCKS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WILMINGTON...FLEMINGTON...SOMERVILLE...
NEW BRUNSWICK...FREEHOLD...SANDY HOOK...TRENTON...PENNSVILLE...
GLASSBORO...CAMDEN...CHERRY HILL...MOORESTOWN...MOUNT HOLLY...
JACKSON...MILLVILLE...HAMMONTON...ATLANTIC CITY...
LONG BEACH ISLAND...WHARTON STATE FOREST...READING...MEDIA...
PHILADELPHIA...HONEY BROOK...OXFORD...WEST CHESTER...
KENNET SQUARE...COLLEGEVILLE...POTTSTOWN...NORRISTOWN...
LANSDALE...CHALFONT...PERKASIE...MORRISVILLE...DOYLESTOWN
235 PM EST WED JAN 1 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW ALONG WITH AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING
  SNOW.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 7 INCHES ANTICIPATED.

* TIMING...SNOW IS FORECAST TO DEVELOP FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST
  DURING THURSDAY AFTERNOON, THEN WIDESPREAD SNOW IS EXPECTED
  THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING. THE PRECIPITATION SHOULD
  START AS SOME RAIN OR A RAIN SNOW MIX LATER THURSDAY SOUTH AND
  EAST OF PHILADELPHIA BEFORE CHANGING TO ALL SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL SHOULD BECOME HAZARDOUS THURSDAY EVENING AS
  SNOW BEGINS TO ACCUMULATE. THIS WILL BE AN INCREASINGLY FLUFFY
  SNOW AND AS WINDS INCREASE THURSDAY NIGHT, BLOWING AND DRIFTING
  SNOW SHOULD MAKE TRAVEL EVEN MORE HAZARDOUS. ROAD PLOWING
  OPERATIONS WOULD BE GREATLY AFFECTED, ESPECIALLY DUE TO BLOWING
  AND DRIFTING SNOW AND ALSO SNOWFALL RATES NEAR AN INCH PER HOUR
  AT TIMES DURING THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM THURSDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST TO NORTH AT 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH,
  THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST DURING FRIDAY.

* TEMPERATURES...STARTING OUT RANGING BETWEEN ABOUT THE LOWER 30S
  TO LOWER 40S THURSDAY AFTERNOON, THEN FALLING INTO THE 20S AND
  TEENS THURSDAY NIGHT. ALL AREAS SHOULD BE IN THE TEENS BY
  DAYBREAK FRIDAY. WHERE TEMPERATURES START OUT WELL ABOVE
  FREEZING THURSDAY, FLASH FREEZING CAN OCCUR THURSDAY NIGHT AS
  TEMPERATURES RAPIDLY DROP BELOW FREEZING AND THE SNOW INCREASES.

* VISIBILITIES...LESS THAN ONE HALF OF A MILE A TIMES THURSDAY
  NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW, SLEET, OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE
TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

RESIDENTS are REMINDED to KEEP CARS OFF SNOW COVERED STREETS in ACCORDANCE with TOWNSHIP ORDINANCE No. 0.1.01

It is extremely important to keep parked cars off the streets during snow storms. Your cooperation will enable Township crews to clear the snow adequately from the streets. Snow storms can be stressful for everyone. Please be patient to allow our crews to effectively and safely complete snow removal.

Click here for helpful snow removal information.