Published: Fri, March 10, 2017
Economy | By Melissa Porter

Forecast: 2 to 4 inches of snow expected Friday

Forecast: 2 to 4 inches of snow expected Friday

That's an increase from the 1 to 3 inches it had forecast on Thursday.

Localized spots could see higher accumulations with central and southern New Jersey expected to receive only a coating of snow.

The National Weather Service has issued winter weather advisories, winter storm watches and warnings in portions of the Northeast, including New York City, Pittsburgh and Providence, Rhode Island. Higher snow totals will fall south into Rhode Island and CT.

"That's enough for delays, that's enough for cancellations", Scott said.

Light accumulations are expected and temperatures will be in the 30s by daybreak.

Between 2 and 3 inches of snow is possible north of USA 36 in St. Joseph and between a half and 2 inches of snow is expected to fall south of that line.

Thursday Night: A chance of rain before 1am, then a chance of rain and snow between 1am and 3am, then a chance of snow after 3am.

There is a 50 percent chance of snow on Friday with highs in the mid 20s expected.

Bitter cold temperatures are also expected through the weekend.

And you thought winter was over! Increasing clouds, with a high near 75. The high will be near 34, with an east wind of 8 to 13 miles per hour.

Sunday Night . A 40 percent chance of snow after midnight.

Today, expect mostly sunny skies and a high near 71, with a light and variable wind becoming north northwest 8 to 13 miles per hour in the morning, the weather service said. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent.

Atlantic, Cape May and Cumberland: No accumulating snow. High near 36. Wind chill values between 25 and 30. Chance of precipitation is 90%. One inch of snow is possible in the Gettysburg and Chambersburg areas.

Saturday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Wind chill values Friday night could make temperatures feel like 5 degrees below zero.

Snow will likely continue on Saturday, the last day of the boys state high school basketball tournament. Mountain passes both west and east of the divide will see periods of snow and gusty winds tonight into Wednesday morning.

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