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    Snowstorm to Graze Philly on Tuesday

    By By Kristina Pydynowski, senior meteorologist
    March 25, 2014, 11:33:13 AM EDT

    As cold air lingers around Philadelphia through midweek, a snowstorm will graze the region.

    Through Wednesday, temperatures will be held to within a couple of degrees of the 40 F mark, which is more representative of a typical January day. A high around 56 F is more common this time of year.

    While the storm delivering the snow Tuesday will not evolve into a blizzard until after departing Philadelphia, 1-3 inches is expected locally.


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    Most of the snow that falls during the daytime will accumulate on grassy and elevated surfaces. It would take a heavy burst of snow, which cannot be ruled out, to overcome the effects of the strong March sun and briefly turn roads slippery.


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    Gusty winds in the wake of the snow could cause Wednesday to be the coldest day of the week, in terms of AccuWeather.com RealFeel® temperatures.

    Temperatures are forecast to rebound to or above seasonable levels late in the week.

    Senior Meteorologist Alex Sosnowski contributed content to this story.

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