Latest forecast does not rule out chance of heavy snow from storm early this week

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm watch and the chance of heavy snow for Monday night and into Tuesday.

The storm could dump eight to 12 inches of snow in northern Delaware, although the weather service, with the chances of a large amount of snow at “low to medium.

At present, the highest risk for accumulating snow is along and northwest of the Interstate 95 corridor.

The Winter Storm Watch also includes eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey (except Cape May County and the coastal strip of Atlantic and Ocean Counties), and extreme northeastern Maryland.

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There is a chance for widespread minor coastal flooding along with moderate coastal flooding in Delaware and New Jersey. The greatest risk is with the high tide cycle on Tuesday morning/mid day.

There is a chance for strong winds gusting 40 to 50 mph primarily near and at the coast.

Precipitation is expected to arrive Monday evening. The heaviest precipitation and strongest winds are expected to occur from late Monday night into Tuesday. Precipitation is expected to taper off Tuesday night into Wednesday.

Precipitation is expected to taper off Tuesday night into Wednesday.

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