The National Weather Service has continued the Winter Storm Warning for Cape May County through Sunday, December 10th, at 1:00am. There is a good chance for additional accumulating snow, especially during the daytime hours on Saturday, December 9th. It is possible for an additional one to three inches of snowfall to occur before Saturday evening.
Offshore mainland communities received about two inches of snow during Friday evening and the overnight areas. There is a larger area of precipitation that will likely result in more snowfall for all of Cape May County, including the barrier island communities.
Exercise caution while driving this weekend. Watch your step as your sidewalk and driveway become slippery or icy, especially during re-freezing. If you have any emergency, please dial 911.
Here is weather alert issued to our region, provided to us by the Cape May County Office of Emergency Management, and the Winter Storm Warning provided by the National Weather Service:
Winter Storm Warning
URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ 318 AM EST Sat Dec 9 2017 NJZ024-092100- /O.UPG.KPHI.WW.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-171210T0000Z/ /O.EXA.KPHI.WS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-171210T0600Z/ Atlantic Coastal Cape May- Including the city of Ocean City 318 AM EST Sat Dec 9 2017 …WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST SUNDAY… * WHAT…Heavy snow occurring. Plan on difficult travel conditions. Additional snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches are expected. * WHERE…Atlantic Coastal Cape May county. * WHEN…Until 1 AM EST Sunday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Be prepared for significant reductions in visibility at times. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions are occurring. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1. $$
Short Term Forecast
Short Term Forecast National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ 616 AM EST Sat Dec 9 2017 DEZ003-004-NJZ023-024-091330- Inland Sussex-Delaware Beaches-Cape May-Atlantic Coastal Cape May- Including the cities of Georgetown, Rehoboth Beach, Cape May Court House, and Ocean City 616 AM EST Sat Dec 9 2017 .NOW… A general snowfall last night for Sussex County Delaware and the southern tip of New Jersey will be augmented by further snow accumulation today. Radar at 615 am shows a considerable increase in coverage of precipitation to the southwest of Delaware. It is moving northeast and should result in renewed snowfall by around 8 am for our area