Rain and snow expected throughout the northern Mid Atlantic

11/27/12  7:55 AM

A series of low pressure systems will pass to the southeast of the New Jersey coast through this evening with periods of rain and snow.

As disturbances lift from southwest to northeast today, waves of rain and snow will move through the New York City and Philadelphia metropolitan area, changing over to all snow by this evening.  Meanwhile, locations to the northwest of the I-95 corridor can expect periods of light to moderate snowfall.  Winds will back from the northeast to northwest at 5 to 10 mph through this evening.  Temperatures will rise into the mid to upper 30’s over the interior and upper 30’s to lower 40’s along the coast.  Snowfall accumulations will range from 1 to 4 inches over much of eastern Pennsylvania, 1 to 2 inches over the rest of the interior, and a trace to an inch of snow over the Philadelphia and New York City metropolitan areas.  Slick road conditions can be expected this evening.

High pressure will build into the Philadelphia and New York City metropolitan areas by tomorrow morning with clearing skies and winds from the northwest at 5 to 10 mph.  Temperatures will fall into the lower to mid 20’s over the interior and mid to upper 20’s along the coast.

High pressure will be in complete control tomorrow on through Saturday morning with scattered clouds and near normal temperatures.  A warm front will lift north through the region on Saturday afternoon with a few scattered showers followed by scattered cloud cover and warm conditions for Sunday and Monday.  Temperatures for tomorrow on through Friday will range from the mid to upper 20’s over the interior and lower to mid 30’s along the coast for lows and upper 30’s to mid 40’s for highs.  Temperatures will moderate into the upper 30’s to mid 40’s for lows and upper 40’s to mid 50’s for highs for Saturday through Monday.