It's April 2 and snow is falling on the Philly region

Hugh Fox
April 3, 2018

It may be spring, but it feels like winter for the Northeast this morning as a snowstorm moves through Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey and New England.

Theodore said northern and western counties could see up to two inches of snow on grassy and some elevated areas, but all of it should melt by Monday afternoon.

A storm is expected to dump a double dose of wet, heavy snow on the metro area, with 2 to 3 inches expected Monday and another 4 inches coming Tuesday, meteorologists said Sunday night.

Snow will fall Monday during the morning commute.

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The NWS forecast calls for 2-4 inches of snow in the county, with up to 5 inches in some local spots.

After a attractive, 60-degree Easter Sunday, a cold front is moving through the tri-state area bringing with it a storm and possibly snow.

Thursday may be the only guaranteed dry day of the week with partly sunny skies but brisk northwest breezes and cool high temperatures only in the upper 40s.

It's not an April Fool's joke - some MA commuters are dealing with some wintry weather Monday morning. Visibility could be reduced on area roads and some elevated roads like bridges, overpasses and on/off ramps could become slick.

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For most of March, spring seemed to have traded places with late winter.

Snow for a while this morning then lingering clouds. This is especially true in a higher elevations and mountain passes were snowfall totals could potentially exceed 12 inches. Heading into the weekend, a morning mix will be likely Saturday transitioning to all rain as temperatures rise. April is typically a wet month, and that old saying about April showers looks to be true this year.

But if you thought the snow on Sunday was simply an April Fools' joke, chances of snow are also in the forecast for Tuesday and Friday. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

We'll get more precipitation Tuesday and Wednesday.

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Another weather system will approach the region Tuesday, bringing rain.

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