Light freezing mist continues into Saturday afternoon

- Light freezing mist is expected to continue Saturday afternoon until about 2:00 P.M. 

Most saw snow on the lighter side from about a half inch to an inch. Philadelphia saw just under a half of an inch of snow, with snowfall starting around 3:00 A.M. 

As for the rest of the day, fog will develop across the region and could be dense in some spots.

Drivers can expect wet and slushy roads on I-95 near SJ and DE where they are still seeing rain. 

Saturday evening temperature highs will start to heat up, climbing into the upper 30s and low 40s.

Then Sunday morning, those temperature highs are rising into the 50s and 60s. But the climb stops into Sunday, with temperatures dropping into the 40s with another front and rain showers throughout the day. Monday is expected to kick off the week with a high of 34. 

With such dangerous wind chills make sure you wear layers of loose fitting clothing so warm air can get trapped between those layers. Don't walk outside without those hats, gloves, and scarves.

Winter officially arrives next Wednesday. 


Philadelphia’s Office of Homeless Services has declared a weeklong Code Blue -- from 6pm Wednesday until 6am next Wednesday, Dec. 21 -- to prevent weather-related deaths among the homeless. The city’s homeless outreach teams increase staffing and foot patrols, and give homeless people access to shelter 24 hours a day.

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Also, during a Code Blue, Philadelphia police are authorized to transport homeless people to a shelter. If you see a person living on the street, they ask you to call Homeless Outreach at 215-232-1984 to report it.

Officials discourage providing the homeless with items such as sleeping bags, tents, mattresses and food, so they can stay in the extreme cold rather than a shelter for even more prolonged periods.

The Bucks County Emergency Management Agency and Health Department issued a "Code Blue" declaration. It’ll last from 7pm Wednesday until 7am Saturday. The December on-call churches -- Emmaus Rod Lutheran Church in Levittown, Neshaminy Warwick Presbyterian Church and Quakertown Masonic Lodge -- plan to activate their emergency shelters. Authorities are asking people to check on their elderly neighbors and take caution with pets, keeping them indoors.

Atlantic city also issued a Code Blue has been from 8pm Wednesday to 8pm on Friday, 12/16. The Rescue Mission is open. The ACPD will provide rides if available.

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