Current Winter Storm Warning for Chester County: Expect 10 to 15 Inches

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CHESTER COUNTY, PA — The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning to take effect from 1 pm this afternoon to 10 am Tuesday.

Heavy snow is expected, with total snow accumulations of 10 to 15 inches. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph.

Travel is expected to be very difficult to impossible. Moreover, the hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

Snow is expected to develop late this morning and will last through Monday night or early Tuesday. A period of mixed precipitation, or rain, may develop late tonight through Monday morning. This may cut down on snow totals, and will change back to snow Monday afternoon.

Detailed Forecast

Today: Snow likely, mainly after 2 pm. Cloudy, with a high near 29. East wind 5 to 10 mph. The chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

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Tonight: Snow before 1am, then snow and sleet between 1 am and 2 am, then snow after 2 am. Low around 26. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. The chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

Monday: Snow and sleet, becoming all snow after 8 am. High near 30. Blustery, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. The chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

Monday Night: Snow. Low around 28. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. The chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

Tuesday: A chance of snow before 1 pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 1 pm and 4 pm, then a chance of snow after 4 pm. Cloudy, with a high near 35. Northwest wind around 15 mph. The chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

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