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Chester Heights, PA
Conditions as of 9:28 PM
Light Freezing Rain
Temperature: 33°
Wind: SSW 13 mph
Dew point:30°
Pressure:29.97 in.
Wind chill:24°
Humidity: 89%
Visibility: 4.0 miles
Observed at: Philadelphia, PA
5 Day Forecast for ZIP Code 19017
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Current forecast
Issued by the National Weather Service at 8:43 PM EST on March 3, 2015
Mostly a freezing rain to plain rain transition is expected through the evening hours. Temperatures in some spots have risen to at or above freezing at this hour across southern New Jersey, the Delmarva, and portions of the Philadelphia Metro area. Expecting a few hundredths to a tenth of an inch of ice more this evening before we warm enough for all rain. Ground temperatures may still be cold enough in spots for continued icing threat, even as temperatures rise above freezing.
Forecast for Chester Heights
sleet Tuesday
A wintry mix to start, then changing to rain. Lows overnight in the low 30s.
  Tuesday Night
A mix of wintry precipitation this evening. Then mainly rain showers expected overnight. Low near 30F. Winds SW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precip 100%.
rain Wednesday
Occasional rain. High 43F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall near a quarter of an inch.
  Wednesday Night
Rain early with snow late. Low 34F. Winds NW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precip 100%. 1 to 3 inches of snow expected.
snow Thursday
Periods of snow. High 33F. Winds NNW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 100%. 3 to 5 inches of snow expected.
  Thursday Night
Evening clouds will give way to clearing. Near record low temperatures. Low 11F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph.
clear Friday
Sunny skies. High 29F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.
  Friday Night
A mostly clear sky. Low 11F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
clear Saturday
Mainly sunny. High near 40F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph.
  Saturday Night
Mainly clear early, then a few clouds later on. Low 26F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
partlycloudy Sunday
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 43F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.
  Sunday Night
Partly cloudy skies. Low 26F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
clear Monday
Sunny, along with a few afternoon clouds. High 42F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
  Monday Night
A few clouds. Low around 30F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.
partlycloudy Tuesday
Partly cloudy skies in the morning will give way to cloudy skies during the afternoon. High 44F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.
  Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy skies. Low 34F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
clear Wednesday
A few clouds from time to time. High 49F. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 mph.
  Wednesday Night
Mainly clear skies. Low 33F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph.
partlycloudy Thursday
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 47F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph.
  Thursday Night
Periods of rain and snow. Low 31F. Winds NNE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precip 60%.
snow Friday
Rain and snow showers in the morning changing to rain showers in the afternoon. High around 45F. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
  Friday Night
Mostly cloudy with some rain or snow showers in the evening. Low near 35F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precip 60%.
 
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Key: T = Trace of precipitation; MM = data not available
March 3, 2015
Normal high:48° Record high:73° (1991)
Normal low:31° Record low:10° (1886)
Sunrise:6:32 AM Moon Rise: 4:17 PM
Sunset:5:55 PM Moon Set: 5:11 AM
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Sunrise:06:32 AM (EST) Moon Rise:04:17 PM (EST)3/3
Sunset:05:55 PM (EST) Moon Set:05:11 AM (EST)3/3
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... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 1 am EST
Wednesday...
... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from late Wednesday night
through Thursday evening...

* hazard types... snow... sleet and freezing rain.

* Snow and sleet accumulations... a coating into this evening...
then 4 to 8 inches possible Wednesday night and Thursday. The
amount of snow accumulation Wednesday night and Thursday will
depend on how quickly the rain changes to snow and if sleet
lasts longer during the transition.

* Ice accumulations... a light glaze through this evening.

* Timing... snow and sleet will quickly change to freezing rain
into this evening then to all rain through the overnight. Rain
should change to snow... possibly heavy at times... Wednesday
night and continue Thursday.

* Impacts... hazardous conditions on untreated surfaces through
this evening. There is the potential for significant travel
impacts Wednesday night and Thursday.

* Temperatures... around 30 degrees... then rising into the upper
30s overnight.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that snow... sleet and freezing
rain may cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery
roads and limited visibility. Use extra caution if driving...
especially on bridges and other elevated surfaces.

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow and sleet accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to
monitor the latest forecasts.






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