Winter Storm Nemo will be hitting the area over the next 24 hours, and is expected to bring four to eight inches of snow with it.
The national Weather Service in Mount Holly, N.J., has issues a Winter Storm Warning in effect from 3 p.m. today through 6 a.m. Saturday.
Heavy snow - one to two inches per-hour accumulations - are expected Friday afternoon and evening, and there is a slight chance of a thunderstorm during the snow.
A blizzard warning is in effect for New York, Connecticut, Northern New Jersey and surrounding areas. According to the NWS alert, our region will be on the edge of the heavy snow, and amounts may vary from what is expected.
Whitemarsh Township Emergency Services Management Administrator and Fire Marshal Scott Lynch has been working with the supervisors, public works, police and emergency management staff proactively over the past few days to ensure the safety of residents during the storm.
"We're ready to go," Lynch said. "They’ve got the plows on the trucks, they’ll load the salt as needed.”
Staff members are currently calling through to senior living facilities in the area to ensure that gererators are working properly and that overnight staff is available if daytime staff can't come in tomorrow morning.
“It’s a waiting game," Lynch said. "We know it’s coming, it’s just a matter of how much and when."
Lynch said he does not expect flooding of the local creeks today, but the water levels are being monitored.
No closures have been announced in the Plymouth-Whitemarsh-Conshohocken area. We will update this article with new information as it becomes available. If you know of any closures or cancellations, you can add it below in the comments.
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