Late-season storm snow amounts upgraded

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The snow amounts for a late-season snowstorm have been upgraded by the National Weather Service. As a result the National Weather Service Mount Holly Forecast Center has upgraded its outlook for the overnight storm from a The snow amounts for a late-season snowstorm have been upgraded by the National Weather Service. As a result the National Weather Service Mount Holly Forecast Center has upgraded its outlook for the overnight storm from a The snow amounts for a late-season snowstorm have been upgraded by the National Weather Service.

As a result the National Weather Service Mount Holly Forecast Center has upgraded its outlook for the overnight storm from a winter weather advisory to a winter storm warning for most of South Jersey.

According to the National Weather Service Forecast, a winter storm warning is in effect from this evening through Monday afternoon for Gloucester, Salem, Camden, Cumberland, Burlington, Ocean, Atlantic and Cape May counties.

Monday’s snowstorm is the result of a clash between the northern and southern jet streams and has been difficult for the National Weather Service to get a handle on. The National Weather Service had issued a winter storm watch on Saturday. It followed up that with a winter storm advisory on Sunday morning with lower snow levels.

Everything changed, however, on Sunday afternoon.

The blue levels indicate most of South Jersey could receive up to 6 inches of snow by noon on Monday./Weatherbell Analytics, Weatherbell.com The blue levels indicate most of South Jersey could receive up to 6 inches of snow by noon on Monday./Weatherbell Analytics, Weatherbell.com Increasing snow totals for Cape May, Atlantic counties

The National Weather Service is now calling for 4-6 inches of heavy snow that will move this evening from the Tennessee Valley and into South Jersey.

Heavy snow could fall through the overnight hours making a mess of the Monday morning commute, the National Weather Service said. Accumulating snow should end during the morning hours. Light flurries could last through the evening.

Greater amounts of snow will fall across Cape May County, according to the North American Model’s forecast. The National Weather service upped its snowfall forecast for eastern Atlantic and Cape May counties to 6-10 inches.

Winds of 5-15 mph will cause blowing and drifting snow along with limited visibilities at times. The temperatures will remain in the 20s and 30s on Monday, but begin a warming trend on Tuesday.

Daily high temperatures in the 40s on Tuesday and 50s on Wednesday will much of the snow that falls on Monday.

Up to 6-8 inches of snow could fall across portions of Cape May County according to the National Weather Service./NWS Up to 6-8 inches of snow could fall across portions of Cape May County according to the National Weather Service./NWS

 


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