Suburban counties bracing for up to a foot of snow Wednesday

- While your calendar may say that Wednesday is the first full day of spring the Delaware Valley is bracing for up to a foot of snow in some areas as our fourth nor’easter of the year.

FOX 29 crews were spread across the area Wednesday morning taking a look at how Philadelphia and the surrounding counties are dealing with the sleet, snow, and freezing rain.

Things were off to more of a wet start Tuesday night and through the early morning Wednesday, leaving a coating of sleet and ice on some roadways and sidewalks.

Weather Authority: 6-12 inches of snow expected Wednesday

The heaviest of the snow is expected to fall later in the afternoon, between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m., and we could even see some thundersnow for the second time in two weeks.

Good Day Philadelphia’s Jenn Frederick is making her way around Montgomery County where sleet started to turn to snow around 7 a.m.

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Karen Hepp is in Bucks County where some areas could see up to a foot of snow or more once the sleet turns over to snowflakes.

Lauren Johnson was nice enough to come back after taking an errant snowball to the face during our last snowstorm and is keeping an eye on conditions in Delaware, where snow totals are only expected to be around 4-6 inches for most of the state. 

Steve Keeley is on his usual snow tour in South Jersey where things are starting off pretty wet in Mt. Laurel.

For more on the storm you can download the FOX 29 Weather Authority App, or Watch Live on FOX29.com, or in the FOX 29 News App.

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