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Bensalem, PA
Conditions as of 6:54 PM
Light Freezing Rain
Temperature: 32°
Wind: SSE 7 mph
Dew point:28°
Pressure:30.11 in.
Wind chill:26°
Humidity: 85%
Visibility: 3.0 miles
Observed at: Northeast Philadelphia, PA
5 Day Forecast for ZIP Code 19020
Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Rain Snow Clear Clear Clear
Rain Snow Clear Clear Clear
44° | 33°
32° | 10°
30° | 11°
41° | 26°
43° | 26°

Forecast for Bensalem
rain Tuesday
Rain. Lows overnight in the low 30s.
  Tuesday Night
Rain early...then remaining cloudy with showers overnight. Low 33F. Winds SW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall around a half an inch.
rain Wednesday
Occasional rain. High 44F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall near a quarter of an inch.
  Wednesday Night
Rain...changing to snow late. Low 33F. Winds NW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precip 100%. Snow accumulating 1 to 3 inches.
snow Thursday
Cloudy with snow. High 32F. Winds N at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 100%. Snow accumulating 3 to 5 inches.
  Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy early, then clearing later on. Near record low temperatures. Low around 10F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph.
clear Friday
A mainly sunny sky. High around 30F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.
  Friday Night
Clear skies. Low 11F. Winds light and variable.
clear Saturday
A mainly sunny sky. High 41F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
  Saturday Night
Clear skies. Low 26F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.
clear Sunday
Sunny along with a few clouds. High 43F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.
  Sunday Night
A few clouds. Low 26F. Winds light and variable.
clear Monday
Mostly sunny skies. High 44F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
  Monday Night
A few clouds from time to time. Low 31F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.
partlycloudy Tuesday
Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High 43F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.
  Tuesday Night
Some clouds early will give way to generally clear conditions overnight. Low 33F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.
clear Wednesday
A mainly sunny sky. High around 50F. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 mph.
  Wednesday Night
A few clouds overnight. Low 33F. Winds light and variable.
partlycloudy Thursday
Partly cloudy. High 46F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph.
  Thursday Night
Mainly cloudy. Low near 30F. Winds NNE at 5 to 10 mph.
rain Friday
Mostly cloudy with a few snow showers in the morning. High 47F. Winds NNE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 30%.
  Friday Night
Mostly cloudy skies with a few snow showers late. Low 34F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 30%.
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Key: T = Trace of precipitation; MM = data not available
March 3, 2015
Normal high:47° Record high:72° (1991)
Normal low:29° Record low:5° (1868)
Sunrise:6:30 AM Moon Rise: 4:14 PM
Sunset:5:53 PM Moon Set: 5:09 AM
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Sunrise:06:30 AM (EST) Moon Rise:04:14 PM (EST)3/3
Sunset:05:53 PM (EST) Moon Set:05:09 AM (EST)3/3
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... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 1 am EST
... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Wednesday evening
through Thursday evening...

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

* Snow and sleet accumulations... less than 1 inch 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... up to a tenth of an inch.

* Timing... snow will quickly mix with sleet then change to
freezing rain into this evening then to all rain 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... near 30 degrees... then rising into the mid 30s

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

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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