Winter Storm Warning: More Snow and Sleet Likely Before 10pm

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CHESTER COUNTY, PA — The current Winter Storm Watch will remain in effect for Chester County until 10:00 am on Friday, February 19, announced the National Weather Service.

A change to sleet and freezing rain is expected during the afternoon and evening. Light wintry precipitation will likely continue into Friday.

There could be some residual light rain/snow to start Friday evening. Otherwise, plenty of cloud cover should start to clear. The forecast for Saturday anticipates sunny, with a high near 31.

Travel is currently still very difficult. The hazardous conditions will impact the commute times this evening and on Friday morning.

The National Weather Service is recommending that if you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

For the latest road conditions in Chester County, visit the MyChesCo Traffic Center.

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon: Snow and sleet, becoming all sleet after 4 pm. High near 28. Northeast wind around 10 mph. The chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow and sleet accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

Tonight: Snow and sleet likely before 10 pm, then a chance of snow between 10 pm and midnight, then snow and sleet likely after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 26. Northeast wind around 10 mph. The chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half-inch possible.

Friday: Snow and sleet likely before 2 pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 2 pm and 5 pm, then a chance of rain after 5 pm. Cloudy, with a high near 36. North wind 5 to 10 mph. The chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than one inch possible.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 14.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 34.

Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.

Monday: Snow showers likely between 8 am and 2 pm, then rain showers likely after 2 pm. Cloudy, with a high near 40. The chance of precipitation is 60%.

Monday Night: Showers likely before 8 pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. The chance of precipitation is 60%.

Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 44.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.

For updated weather information, please visit the MyChesCo Weather Center.

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