Are you dreaming of a white Christmas? It might just happen this year in Chester County. The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook across Eastern Pennsylvania ahead of the storm system that they believe could drop "light snow" on the area Sunday night, plus bring strong winds on Monday.
In Chester County, there is a chance of rain and snow before 10 p.m. on Sunday, then a chance of snow overnight into Christmas Day.
Snow is expected in the northern areas of Pennsylvania toward the end of the day on Christmas Eve, according to AccuWeather. At this time, all or mostly rain is forecast from Washington, D.C., to Philadelphia but snow and sleet are possible in the northern suburbs of the city depending on the temperatures, forecasters with the NWS said. Overnight lows Sunday into Monday are predicted to be in the upper 20s in Chester County.
Here is the forecast:
Tonight: Rain, mainly after midnight. Low around 43. Light southeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.Subscribe
Saturday: Rain. High near 54. Southeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night: A chance of rain before 1 am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 37. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Sunday Night: A chance of rain and snow before 10 pm, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Christmas Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.