Gloucester Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Chill Advisory
Issued: 3:33 AM EST Feb. 13, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect from 6 PM this evening
to 9 am EST Sunday...

* locations... much of eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey...
Maryland's Eastern Shore... as well as the north and central
portion of Delaware.

* Wind chill... as low as 10 to 20 degrees below zero.

* Timing... wind chills will begin to drop to dangerous levels
through today with the coldest values between midnight and
sunrise Sunday. Wind chills will slowly ease by late Sunday
morning.

* Impacts... wind chill values reaching dangerous levels. The very
low wind chills have the potential to result in hypothermia if
care is not taken to stay warm and sheltered.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Chill Advisory means that very cold air and strong winds
will combine to generate low wind chills. This will result in
frost bite and lead to hypothermia if precautions are not taken.
If you must venture outdoors... make sure you wear a hat and
gloves.





Wind Advisory
Issued: 3:41 AM EST Feb. 13, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 6 PM EST this evening...

* locations... the Poconos... much of the southeast Pennsylvania...
central and southern New Jersey... all of the immediate New
Jersey coast... a large portion of Maryland's Eastern Shore
adjacent Chesapeake Bay... as well as Delaware.

* Winds... northwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 45 to 50 mph.

* Timing... winds will increase behind an Arctic cold front this
morning and continue through the afternoon.

* Impacts... a possibility of a few broken tree limbs and
associated power outages. Driving will be difficult at times...
especially for high profile vehicles.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that very windy conditions are expected.
Winds this strong can make driving difficult... especially for
high profile vehicles. Use extra caution. Light-weight outdoor
objects such as patio furniture and garbage cans should be
secured.





Special Statement
Issued: 12:07 PM EST Feb. 13, 2016 – National Weather Service

... A band of locally moderate snow showers will affect
Camden... northeastern Gloucester... central Atlantic... southern
ocean... central Burlington... northeastern Chester... south central
Bucks... northeastern Delaware... Montgomery and Philadelphia
counties...

* until 115 PM EST.

* At 1159 am EST... these snow showers were along a line extending
from Pottstown to Center City Philadelphia to Mount Laurel... and
moving southeast at 40 mph.

Some places, including the city of Philadelphia, could pick up a
quick half inch of snowfall with these snow showers. Any snow that
falls will stick on untreated roads with temperatures in the upper
teens and lower 20s. The snow showers and gusty winds could reduce
visibilities suddenly to around a half mile under this band.

Conditions can deteriorate rapidly in these situations. Be prepared
for snow covered roads. Slow down and allow extra time when
traveling early this afternoon.

Lat... Lon 3966 7418 3969 7414 3958 7422 3958 7434
      3955 7427 3950 7434 3956 7441 3941 7440
      3942 7436 3949 7431 3947 7431 3939 7438
      3937 7447 3963 7492 4011 7563 4034 7557
      3987 7408
time... Mot... loc 1659z 294deg 35kt 4028 7550 4001 7509 3970 7489

1207 PM EST Sat Feb 13 2016

... A band of locally moderate snow showers will affect
Camden... northeastern Gloucester... central Atlantic... southern
ocean... central Burlington... northeastern Chester... south central
Bucks... northeastern Delaware... Montgomery and Philadelphia
counties...

* until 115 PM EST.

* At 1159 am EST... these snow showers were along a line extending
from Pottstown to Center City Philadelphia to Mount Laurel... and
moving southeast at 40 mph.

Some places, including the city of Philadelphia, could pick up a
quick half inch of snowfall with these snow showers. Any snow that
falls will stick on untreated roads with temperatures in the upper
teens and lower 20s. The snow showers and gusty winds could reduce
visibilities suddenly to around a half mile under this band.

Conditions can deteriorate rapidly in these situations. Be prepared
for snow covered roads. Slow down and allow extra time when
traveling early this afternoon.

Lat... Lon 3966 7418 3969 7414 3958 7422 3958 7434
      3955 7427 3950 7434 3956 7441 3941 7440
      3942 7436 3949 7431 3947 7431 3939 7438
      3937 7447 3963 7492 4011 7563 4034 7557
      3987 7408
time... Mot... loc 1659z 294deg 35kt 4028 7550 4001 7509 3970 7489