Thursday, April 4, 2013
Windy, dry conditions mean there's an increased risk of wildfires Thursday afternoon and evening.
The Lehigh Valley is at enhanced risk of wildfires through Thursday evening because of windy, dry conditions, according to the National Weather Service. Winds will not be as high as they've been the past few days but low humidity and dry fuel for fires still pose a hazard. Tonight, the Weather Service says there is a slight chance of rain or sleet after 3 a.m. The forecast for Friday is cloudy with a chance of rain and a high in the los 50s.
Sunday, March 24, 2013
The calendar says it's spring but snow is in the forecast again for Monday.
Old Man Winter just won't give up as another March storm is exepected to bring one to four inches of snow on Monday. The National Weather Service says there's a 90 percent chance of snow on Monday and predicts we'll get one to three inches. The snow will end Monday night. WFMZ says we could get two to four inches of snow. Snow will move into the Lehigh Valley from the southwest to the northeast early Monday. Watch out for slick travel conditions on your Monday commute.
One to three inches of snow is expected Monday, the National Weather Service says.
Don't put away those snow shovels yet. A spring snowstorm could be on the way Sunday night and Monday. The National Weather Service said an early spring winter storm is expected to arrive Sunday night, bringing 1 to 3 inches of snow Monday. Check back with Patch for updates.
Sunday, March 17, 2013
The first day of spring is almost here but winter won't give up as another storm heads our way Monday into Tuesday.
The winter of 2012-13 just won't quit and looks poised to bring us more snow, freezing rain and rain on Monday and Tuesday. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory in effect from 2 p.m. Monday to 8 a.m. Tuesday for one to two inches of snow plus a possible small accumulation of ice. The NWS forecast calls for: A winter weather advisory means snow, sleet and freezing rain may make travel slippery.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
A winter storm is expected to bring one to four inches of snow to the Allentown area on Wednesday
First, the impending storm was called a potential "atmospheric bomb" that could dump one to feet of snow on eastern Pennsylvania. Now, the storm is having the most significant impact south and west of the Lehigh Valley The National Weather Service has adjusted its winter weather advisory for the Lehigh Valley including the Allentown area for 7 a.m. Wednesday to 6 a.m. Thursday. (Advisory was originally scheduled through 3 a.m. Thursday) Highlights include: A Winter Weather Advisory means periods of snow may make travel difficult. Be prepared for slippery roads.
Friday, March 1, 2013
An Accuweather forecaster says we could get buried or dodge a bullet depending on how a winter storm develops next week.
The mid-Atlantic region including the Lehigh Valley is prime territory for a winter storm that could turn into a blizzard —or blow out to sea, according to Accuweather. This potential "atmospheric bomb" is just something to keep an eye on so far. Forecasters say they'll get a better handle on the potential for a major winter storm as the track develops over the weekend. The storm is brewing now in the Pacific and will travel cross country in coming days. Accuweather Senior Meteorlogist Alex Sosnowski writes, Once the storm reaches the Atlantic coast Wednesday into Thursday (March 6-7), conditions at most levels in the nearby atmosphere and well away from the storm throughout North America will favor explosive development. At this point, …
Friday, February 22, 2013
Salisbury Township is under a freezing rain advisory until 10 a.m. Saturday
The Lehigh Valley including Salisbury Township is under a freezing rain advisory until 10 a.m. Saturday, according to the National Weather Service. WFMZ says the storm could affect your commute home today with snow, rain and ice arriving later this afternoon. We could wake up to an icy glaze tomorrow. The Weather Service says: Precipitation is expected to change to rain Saturday and rain could be heavy at times. Sunday will be sunny and warmer with a daytime high in the 40s.
Friday, February 8, 2013
Salisbury is bracing for Winter Storm Nemo, which could bring six to 10 inches of snow today into Saturday morning
A major winter storm will hit the Northeast and New England today into Saturday and Salisbury could get six to 10 inches of snow, according to the National Weather Service. The worst of the storm will hit tonight with heavy blowing snow expected. The National Weather Service says: "As much as one to two feet of snow is forecast from the New York City metro area to Maine, with localized heavier amounts possible. This, in addition to wind gusts as high as 60-75 mph will create significant impacts to transportation and power. Coastal flooding is also possible from Boston northward." WFMZ is also forecasting six or more inches of snow for Salisbury and areas east. A foot or more of snow will probably fall in the Poconos to the delight of ski …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
A winter storm will make Friday messy in Salisbury Township, but the worst of it will hit New England.
Thursday, February 7
The National Weather Service says a winter storm will bring snow, sleet and rain to Salisbury Friday into early Saturday morning. The major impact will be in New England where a nor'easter-type storm could bring blizzard conditions and a foot of snow. The National Weather Service predicts about 6 to 12 inches of snow to fall here; WFMZ predicts 3 to 6 inches for the Lehigh Valley. Snow is expected to fall before 8 a.m., followed by a brief period of rain and snow and then more snow, for a total accumulation between 2 to 4 inches on Friday, according to the National Weather Service. Snow will continue late Friday night in Saturday, and could be heavy at times. Low temperatures around 23. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible. …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
We can expect an unusually warm day for January with a high near 60 and heavy rain on Wednesday.
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Wednesday, January 30
Mother Nature is full of surprises and one of them will be a winter high temperature near 60 degrees on January 30. Afternoon and evening rain Wednesday could be heavy, producing one to two inches and possible thunderstorms in a six-hour period, according to a hazardous weather outlook from the National Weather Service. The WFMZ forecast also calls for a warm day and some heavy rain.