Berks Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 6:41 PM EST on November 26, 2014

...Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 10 PM EST this evening...

* locations...the Raritan valley...the Lehigh Valley...Berks County and the far northern and western Philadelphia suburbs.

* Hazard types...heavy wet snow.

* Snow accumulations...3 to 7 inches.

* Timing...snow will be tapering off from south to north during the mid evening. The snow may occasionally mix with sleet in the north and western Philadelphia suburbs and in the Raritan valley.

* Temperatures...in the mid 30s.

* Impacts...travel in these areas on less traveled roads will be difficult this evening. There is also a chance the wet snow could knock down a few tree limbs and result in power outages.

* Winds...northwest 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 20 mph.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow are expected. Gusty winds are also possible. This will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

Special Statement
Statement as of 8:49 PM EST on November 26, 2014

...Localized slippery travel overnight...

Colder air will arrive across the area overnight as the low pressure system moves away from our region. This colder air will arrive as plenty of moisture remains on the ground over the area. Patchy ice may develop on untreated roads overnight and patchy ice and snow will be found on roads where accumulating snow fell on Wednesday. Please exercise caution if you will be travelling tonight or Thursday morning.

Record Report
Statement as of 4:31 PM EST on November 26, 2014

...Record daily maximum snowfall set at Wilmington de...

A record snowfall of 0.3 inches was set at Wilmington de today. This breaks the old record of 0.1 set in 1950.

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 7:38 PM EST on November 26, 2014

The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 8 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

Delaware

...New Castle County... Hockessin 1.0 541 PM 11/26 deos Greenville 1.0 541 PM 11/26 deos 1 NNE Turn Quist 0.7 1200 PM 11/26 cocorahs White Clay creek 0.5 540 PM 11/26 deos 1 N Wilmington 0.4 500 PM 11/26 social media Glasgow 0.3 1200 PM 11/26 trained spotter New Castle County Ai 0.3 100 PM 11/26 ASOS

Maryland

...Cecil County... Fair Hill 0.5 1230 PM 11/26 public

New Jersey

...Burlington County... Florence 1.1 553 PM 11/26 trained spotter Mount Holly WFO T 100 PM 11/26 NWS office

...Gloucester County... National Park T 100 PM 11/26 trained spotter

...Hunterdon County... Bethlehem TWP 5.3 530 PM 11/26 trained spotter Holland TWP 5.0 309 PM 11/26 elevation 850 feet. Whitehouse Station 3.3 311 PM 11/26 trained spotter Lambertville 2.5 329 PM 11/26 trained spotter Flemington 2.0 400 PM 11/26 social media Readington 1.8 526 PM 11/26 trained spotter

...Mercer County... Princeton 2.0 105 PM 11/26 social media Ewing 1.0 100 PM 11/26 public Hamilton TWP 0.5 200 PM 11/26 snow and sleet.

...Middlesex County... Metuchen 2.0 500 PM 11/26 trained spotter Edison 1.2 512 PM 11/26 public South Plainfield 0.5 1236 PM 11/26 public

...Morris County... Randolph TWP 6.5 515 PM 11/26 cocorahs Green Pond 6.2 333 PM 11/26 trained spotter Milton 6.0 708 PM 11/26 trained spotter Marcella 5.0 400 PM 11/26 public Rockaway TWP 4.6 709 PM 11/26 cocorahs 2 E Randolph TWP 4.5 554 PM 11/26 cocorahs Butler 4.0 130 PM 11/26 trained spotter Rockaway 3.7 524 PM 11/26 trained spotter Chatham 2.8 227 PM 11/26 trained spotter Madison 2.5 225 PM 11/26 public Morristown 1.0 547 PM 11/26 trained spotter

...Passaic County... 2 N Green Pond 6.5 312 PM 11/26 Oak Ridge NJ

...Somerset County... Greenbrook TWP 2.2 644 PM 11/26 630 ft elev. Bridgewater TWP 1.6 527 PM 11/26 trained spotter

...Sussex County... Wantage 10.3 706 PM 11/26 trained spotter Wantage TWP 10.0 556 PM 11/26 social media Hampton TWP 9.0 636 PM 11/26 amateur radio Highland Lakes 9.0 516 PM 11/26 trained spotter Vernon 8.0 552 PM 11/26 social media Sussex 7.5 523 PM 11/26 social media Vernon TWP 6.8 312 PM 11/26 trained spotter Lafayette 6.5 640 PM 11/26 trained spotter 4 SW Wantage TWP 6.3 515 PM 11/26 elev. Of 740 ft. Hardyston TWP 6.2 420 PM 11/26 cocorahs Hamburg 6.0 313 PM 11/26 trained spotter Franklin TWP 5.8 631 PM 11/26 amateur radio Augusta 5.0 420 PM 11/26 trained spotter Newton 4.8 700 PM 11/26 social media 1 SW Hardyston TWP 4.7 130 PM 11/26 cocorahs Andover TWP 4.0 539 PM 11/26 social media Sparta 3.0 311 PM 11/26 trained spotter

...Warren County... Stewartsville 3.7 400 PM 11/26 trained spotter

Pennsylvania

...Berks County... Huffs Church 8.0 445 PM 11/26 elev. Of 1000 ft. Hereford TWP 7.0 420 PM 11/26 elev. Of 900 ft. Jefferson TWP 5.1 158 PM 11/26 cocorahs Mertztown 4.5 229 PM 11/26 broadcast media Wyomissing 3.0 505 PM 11/26 social media reading 2.7 514 PM 11/26 cocorahs

...Bucks County... Quakertown 3.8 511 PM 11/26 public Perkasie 3.5 445 PM 11/26 trained spotter Warminster 0.8 247 PM 11/26 public Feasterville 0.8 400 PM 11/26 trained spotter

...Carbon County... Albrightsville 8.0 223 PM 11/26 reported power outages. Lake Harmony 7.0 300 PM 11/26 trained spotter Palmerton 6.0 138 PM 11/26 cocorahs Penn Forest TWP 5.8 145 PM 11/26 public

...Chester County... Elverson 4.9 538 PM 11/26 trained spotter East Nantmeal 4.0 525 PM 11/26 trained spotter Exton 3.1 220 PM 11/26 trained spotter Chesterbrook 3.0 540 PM 11/26 public Coatesville 2.5 153 PM 11/26 public Spring City 2.0 151 PM 11/26 NWS employee New London 1.1 100 PM 11/26 Post office Thorndale 0.9 144 PM 11/26 cocorahs

...Delaware County... Wayne 3.3 438 PM 11/26 trained spotter Chadds Ford 2.5 345 PM 11/26 public

...Lehigh County... New Tripoli 6.1 528 PM 11/26 trained spotter Allentown Airport 4.8 700 PM 11/26 trained spotter Schnecksville 4.8 515 PM 11/26 elev. Of 650 ft. Orefield 4.8 400 PM 11/26 public 1 S Allentown 4.0 400 PM 11/26 trained spotter Ancient Oaks 3.8 224 PM 11/26 trained spotter Macungie 3.8 226 PM 11/26 public North Whitehall TWP 3.0 142 PM 11/26 public

...Monroe County... Pocono Summit 8.5 530 PM 11/26 trained spotter Saylorsburg 8.0 630 PM 11/26 elev. Of 930 ft. Mount Pocono 8.0 553 PM 11/26 trained spotter Tobyhanna 6.9 400 PM 11/26 dept of highways Stroudsburg 4.0 203 PM 11/26 trained spotter Long Pond 3.0 100 PM 11/26 dept of highways Stroud TWP 3.0 1216 PM 11/26 trained spotter

...Montgomery County... Gilbertsville 3.2 437 PM 11/26 trained spotter Souderton 3.0 150 PM 11/26 cocorahs Graterford 2.2 255 PM 11/26 trained spotter Spring Mount 2.0 343 PM 11/26 public Horsham 2.0 540 PM 11/26 social media Royersford 1.5 524 PM 11/26 trained spotter

...Northampton County... Forks TWP 6.8 528 PM 11/26 trained spotter Bangor 5.5 539 PM 11/26 elevation 680 Nazareth 5.5 228 PM 11/26 cocorahs Danielsville 3.0 201 PM 11/26 cocorahs Martins Creek 1.9 203 PM 11/26 cocorahs

...Philadelphia County... Philadelphia Intl Ai T 100 PM 11/26 ASOS