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Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
Saturday February 17th, 2018 :: 07:12 a.m. EST


Winter Weather Advisory

Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 4PM, today (2/17) until 4AM, Sunday (2/18). Use caution while driving.

... Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 4 PM this afternoon to
4 am EST Sunday... 

* what... wet snow expected. Total wet snow accumulations of 2 to 
  3 inches are expected.

* When... snow mixed with rain develops later this afternoon from 
  the southwest and changes over to wet snow for many areas, some 
  of which could be moderate to heavy at times. Some rain and 
  sleet may mix in at times through this evening, before the 
  precipitation ends after midnight.

* Additional details... plan on slippery Road conditions. Be
  prepared for reduced visibilities at times. A burst of snow this
  evening would allow for more efficient accumulations and 
  deteriorating Road conditions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions... 

A Winter Weather Advisory for wet snow means periods of wet snow
will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow
covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while
driving. The latest Road conditions for the state you are calling
from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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For further information on emergency preparedness, visit 

Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
240 Spring Garden St
Philadelphia, PA 19123

Emergency: 9-1-1

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