Halloween Weekend Snowstorm Headed for the Northeast?

OCTOBER NOREASTER UPDATE: 10.29.2011 – 11:59pm

 

We have received 6-10″ of snow from this powerful October Nor’easter. It has pulled out of the region leaving us with many downed trees and powerlines. 

 

SNOWSTORM UPDATE:   10.28.201  –  4:30pm

 

WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM SATURDAY TO 2 AM EDT SUNDAY
UNTIL 6:00AM EDT

Urgent – Winter Weather Message
National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ
352 PM EDT Fri Oct 28 2011

Hunterdon-Somerset-Chester-Montgomery-Bucks-
Including The Cities Of, Flemington, Somerville,
West Chester, Norristown, Doylestown

, Winter Storm Warning In Effect From 8 AM Saturday To 2 AM Edt
Sunday,

The National Weather Service In Mount Holly Has Issued A Winter
Storm Warning For Heavy Wet Snow, Which Is In Effect From 8 Am
Saturday To 2 AM EDT Sunday.

* Accumulations, 3 To 6 Inches. The Highest Amounts Mainly Across
The Higher Elevations And On Non-Paved Surfaces. Snow could exceed these totals depending on the track.

* Timing, Rain Will Develop After Midnight Tonight, Then Mix With
And Change To Wet Snow During Saturday Morning.

* Impacts, Hazardous Travel Developing, And The Heavy Wet Snow
Will Likely Weigh Down Trees Which Still Have Leaves On Them.
This Will Lead To Some Downed Trees And Power Outages. The Wet
Snow May Fall Heavy At Times During The Height Of The Storm,
Locally Increasing The Accumulation Rate.

* Winds, North 15 To 25 Mph With Gusts Up To 30 Mph.

* Temperatures, In The Upper 30s To Lower 40s, But Then Dropping
To Near Freezing Saturday Night.

* Visibilities, Reduced To Well Under A Mile At Times.

Precautionary/Preparedness Actions,

A Winter Storm Warning Means Significant Amounts Of Snow Are
Expected. Strong Winds Are Also Possible. This Will Make Travel
Very Hazardous.

Snowfall totals now predicted to be around 3-8″for central Chester County, Pa and 6-10″ for northern Chester County,PA. Keep an eye on the weather.:00:00 AM

 

 

SNOWSTORM UPDATE : 10.28.2011 –

The possibility of a snowstorm impacting the Philadelphia region with more than 6″ of snow is more likely now than it has been. As of now Philadlephia could see between 3 6″, West Chester 4-8″ , French Creek 6-10″ and then North and east into the Poconos could see over a 12″ of snow when all said and done….

Time to clean out my car and charge my batteries.. It could be a long weekend.

Documenting the strong winds and beach erosion associated with the Christmas Storm of 2010. Barnegat Light, NJ

Are you ready for another long winter in the mid-atlantic and northeast ?  This photo is from February 2010 when we received two Nor’easters in four days, each dumping 3 feet of snow.

Snowmageddon 2010

 The potential snowstorm could start by early Saturday morning and last through the day, that is if it even develops. Either way, I will be keeping a close eye on the weather to see what my chances are at chasing the  fall colors covered in our first snow. The possiblity of up to 3″ is forecasted for my area, but if I travel to the north (25-60miles) I could potentially see snow totals near 8″+ , but with less foliage on the trees. I’m going to stay further south and hope for a fresh snow on the colors of autumn during peak conditions right in my area.. You do not  need to travel far to find great photo ops sometimes.

Snowmageddon 2010

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