On Saturday, 8/19/17: The “Community Affairs Committee” will be having a FREE “Magic Show” beginning at 3:00 p.m. for Borough Youth at MacQueen Hall. Afterwards, a “Pizza Party” and “Ice Cream Bar” will be served. Must show proof of residence to attend!

Blizzard Warning Issued for DELCO

National Weather Service has issued the following alert for Delaware County.

Alert:
...A MAJOR WINTER STORM WILL AFFECT THE REGION TONIGHT INTO EARLY 
SUNDAY... 
 
.STRENGTHENING LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK TO OUR SOUTH AND EAST 
TONIGHT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT, BRINGING SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL 
AND STRONG WINDS TO MUCH OF OUR AREA. 
 
...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 
10 AM EST SUNDAY... 
 
* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW, GUSTY WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW 
RESULTING IN TIMES OF BLIZZARD CONDITIONS. 
 
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...12 TO 18 INCHES. 
 
* TIMING...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO OVERSPREAD THE AREA FROM SOUTH TO 
NORTH LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND THROUGH THIS EVENING, PRIMARILY 
AFTER THE EVENING COMMUTE. THE SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES 
THROUGH LATE SATURDAY BEFORE TAPERING OFF EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. 
THE STRONGEST WINDS AND GREATEST POTENTIAL FOR BLIZZARD 
CONDITIONS WILL BE DURING THE DAY SATURDAY. 
 
* WINDS...NORTHEAST INCREASING LATE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY TO 20 
TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH. 
 
* TEMPERATURES...MAINLY IN THE UPPER 20S TO LOWER 30S. 
 
* VISIBILITIES...REDUCED TO ONE QUARTER OF A MILE OR LESS AT 
TIMES. 
 
* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF HEAVY SNOWFALL AND STRONG WINDS 
WILL PRODUCE WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AND EXTREMELY DANGEROUS TRAVEL. 
THE SNOW MAY BECOME MORE WET FOR A TIME SATURDAY. SHOVELING MAY 
BE PROBLEMATIC FOR THOSE WITH PHYSICAL AILMENTS. SNOW MAY CLING 
TO WIRES AND TREES WHICH COULD CAUSE NUMEROUS POWER OUTAGES. 
ROADS WILL BECOME IMPASSABLE ESPECIALLY AS SNOWFALL RATES DURING 
SATURDAY INCREASE TO 1 TO AS MUCH AS 3 INCHES PER HOUR MOSTLY IN 
HEAVIER BANDS.
Instructions: A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT CONDITIONS, MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL, HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET STRANDED, STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE. SNOWFALL ACCUMULATION FORECAST MAPS IN ADDITION TO EXPERIMENTAL PROBABILISTIC SNOWFALL INFORMATION FOR THE LATEST EVENT ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PHI/WINTER
Target Area:
Delaware
Eastern Chester
Eastern Montgomery
Lower Bucks
Philadelphia
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