It took a little while but it appears winter will finally make its presence felt this week.
A snowstorm is expected in Schuylkill County on Wednesday. Right now, forecasters are mostly predicting snow but are a little inconsistent in just how much we’ll get.
But it does appear that we’ll finally get a snowfall that will cause you to break out your shovels for the first time in weeks and definitely the first time in 2023.
Snowstorm for Schuylkill County on Wednesday – How Much Snow Will Fall?
It’s probably too early to start making bold predictions on how much snow will fall on Schuylkill County this Wednesday but we decided to take a look at what the weather “experts” are saying 2 days ahead of the expected storm.
Here’s a look at forecasts from the more notable weather outlets:
National Weather Service
NWS says snow is a lock for the daytime hours on Wednesday and then a mix of rain and snow in the evening before changing to all rain after 10 p.m. before tapering off.
We can expect between 2-4 inches of snow, according to NWS forecasters.
The folks at Accuweather are a little less ambitious with their snowfall forecast for Schuylkill County.
Right now, as of Monday morning, they’re predicting 1-2 inches of snow here. They do believe there’s a slight chance of getting more than 2 inches of snow from the Wednesday storm.
The Weather Channel
The Weather Channel is predicting the most snow for Schuylkill County on Wednesday. They say the storm will start as snow in the morning before changing to a mix of rain and snow and eventually, all rain.
TWC currently believes 3-5 inches of snow will fall here on Wednesday before another quarter-inch of rain at night.
After Wednesday’s storm, it appears drier weather moves in for the rest of the week and temperatures remain more seasonal, with daytime highs slightly above freezing.