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Low Elevation Snow in the West; Stormy Weather Followed by Snow in the Northeast

Another cold weather system sliding south along the west coast will bring rain with some low elevation snow to the western states. Snow will be as low as 300 feet in western Washington. A vigorous cold front moving through the Northeast will bring heavy rain and thunderstorms followed by areas of snow. Rain-on-snow flooding is possible in portions of New England and New York State. Read More >

Average monthly snowfall (1971 through 2015) in inches for the four 
National Climate Data Center climate sites in our forecast area
SITE January February March April October November December Total
PHL 6.4 6.6 3.2 0.6 0.1 0.4 2.0 19.3
ABE 11.1 9.4 5.7 0.8 0.1 1.4 3.8 32.3
ACY 4.6 5.5 1.3 0.3 0 0.3 1.5 13.5
ILG 7.5 6.3 2.2 0.3 0.1 0.6 1.9 18.9
Average number of days (1971 through 2015) of one inch or more of snowfall
for the four National Climate Data Center climate sites in our forecast area
SITE January February March April October November December Total
PHL 1.9 1.5 0.8 0.2 0 0.2 0.5 5.1
ABE 2.8 2.2 1.2 0.2 0.1 0.4 1.4 8.3
ACY 1.6 1.3 0.5 0.1 0 0 0.5 4.0
ILG 2.2 1.4 0.5 0.2 0 0.2 0.7 5.2

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