Sign in to comment!

Menu
Home

Fox News Weather Center

LIVE: Heavy Snow Shifts Toward Philly, DC Suburbs

A potent winter storm will continue to spread an icy mix from the Ohio Valley to the mid-Atlantic and Northeast through the remainder of the weekend, while freezing drizzle is creating problems over the south-central U.S.

The icy mix and freezing drizzle are making travel treacherous. Enough freezing rain threatens to coat parts of the Ohio Valley, mid-Atlantic and Northeast for some power outages and tree damage.

The heaviest icing, and widespread threat for power outages and tree damage, will target Kentucky and the I-81 corridor from Virginia to south-central Pennsylvania. For more information, please read this news story.

At the same time, nuisance snow will push through the Upper Midwest and accumulate a general 1 to 3 inches.

This news story has more information on the winter storm's impact on the Northeast, while the latest updates can be found below.


Updates: (All times are listed in Eastern Time)

10:30 a.m. EST Sunday: AccuWeather.com meteorologists are concerned for around 3 inches of snow in Philadelphia today; higher amounts will occur westward along the Maryland-Pennsylvania border.

10:10 a.m. EST Sunday: Heavy snow has arrived and is currently reducing the visibility to 1/4 of a mile in Frederick and Westminster, Md.

10:05 a.m. EST Sunday: The West Virginia Department of Transportation reports severe roadway conditions with active snow and ice removal occurring through central portions of the state, where a band of snow is unleashing heavy snow.

9:55 a.m. EST Sunday: Snow is falling heavily across portions of West Virginia, with 5.5 inches of snow piled up northwest of Teays Valley, W.Va, according to an NWS employee.

9:30 a.m. EST Sunday: At 9:15 a.m. EST, 0.2 of an inch of snow was measured 3 miles northwest of Washington's Dulles International Airport.

9:15 a.m. EST Sunday: The Run With Santa 5K in Reston, Va., is occurring with snow falling.

9:03 a.m. EST Sunday: National Weather Service employee measured 4.8 inches of snow west of Teays Valley, W. Va., located west of Charleston.

8:59 a.m. EST Sunday: An emergency manager reported a quarter-inch of ice on trees in Cobhill, Ky.

8:38 a.m. EST Sunday: Public reports of a light coating of ice on elevated surfaces in Bowling Green, Va., which is located in between Fredericksburg and Richmond.

8:35 a.m. EST Sunday: Snow has reduced visibility to a half-mile at Washington's Dulles International Airport. Virginia DOT cameras showing roads starting to become covered.

8:08 a.m. EST Sunday: FlightStats.com reports 191 arriving and departing flights have already been cancelled at Washington's Dulles International Airport.

7:21 a.m. EST Sunday: Heavy icing is causing trees to bend four miles southeast of Bolivar, Tenn., according to a National Weather Service spotter.

7:12 a.m. EST Sunday: A National Weather Service spotter reported a quarter-inch of ice buildup on all trees and nearby roadways 7 miles north of Pembroke, Ky.

7:00 a.m. EST Sunday: Freezing drizzle continues in Dallas, Texas.

6:54 a.m. EST Sunday: Law enforcement dispatch reports numerous accidents across Wichita, Kan., due to freezing drizzle.