Philly: Potential for Major Travel Problems by Next Week

By , Expert Senior Meteorologist
February 28, 2014; 4:57 AM ET
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Cold weather will dominate the Philadelphia area into the weekend.

Temperatures are projected to average 15 to 25 degrees below the normal high of 47 F for late February into the weekend.

The city and much of the Northeast are forecast to be in for major wintry precipitation beginning later this weekend.

The heaviest snow, ice and rain are likely Sunday night to Monday night. The storm will not only bring the potential for major disruptions to travel and daily activities, but also the risk of power outages.

Until then, episodes of snow will generally be more of a nuisance.

Another push of cold air will follow the storm.

The details on the storm, timing and which forms of precipitation are likely to dominate will follow in the days ahead.

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