How much snow are we going to have

Key Updates

  • Follow here for the latest information on preparations for the storm.
  • Most of the Philly area will be under a winter storm warning Friday night through Saturday. Forecasters predicted 6 to 8 inches of snow in the city.
  • A blizzard warning has been issued for the Jersey Shore, which is expected to see the highest snow totals.
  • Low temperatures and strong winds are expected on Saturday, leading forecasters to recommend staying indoors even after the snow stops.

A snowstorm moving through the area from Friday evening to Saturday is expected to drop several inches of snow in the area, with some parts of South Jersey expecting more than a foot.

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, who declared a state of emergency at 5 p.m., urged everyone to hide and stay home.

» READ MORE: Crews brace as heavy snowfall expected to blanket Philly area

Here’s what the National Weather Service forecast for Mount Holly, around 4:30 p.m. Friday.

Philadelphia is currently expected to receive about 7.2 inches of snow and Atlantic City 14.2 inches of snow.


Forecast snowfall

Atlantic City, New Jersey

14 inches

New Brunswick, NJ

9 inches

There is a 29% chance that Philadelphia will receive a foot or more of snow. Near the shore, Atlantic City has a 67% chance of having more than one foot.

We could, but there’s only a 10% chance that Philadelphia will get more than 14.9 inches of snow.

We could, but there’s a 90% chance that Philadelphia will get more than 3.3 inches of snow.

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