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Nor'easter's Snow, Wet Weather To Hit Ocean City On Wednesday

A nor’easter will drench, or cover Ocean City with snow from late Wednesday to Thursday

Much like a nor'easter that hit the area in the fall, Ocean City temperatures will be too warm for snow or ice. Minor flooding is possible.

Heavy rainfall is expected with amounts up to three inches possible, according to a National Weather Service briefing on Monday. Roadway and poor drainage flooding is likely. The bulk of the precipitation will occur from Tuesday night into Wednesday daytime.

High tide on Wednesday on the bay side of Ocean City at the Ninth Street Bridge will occur at 5:38 a.m. and 6:05 p.m. 

A coastal low-pressure system is predicted to lumber up the coast during the early portion of the week and intensify when it reaches the Middle Atlantic States.

However, the National Weather Service’s GFS model points the low pressure system going out to sea, keeping snow amounts low.

As a result, the Jersey Shore could receive 2-4 inches of snow because some of the precipitation could fall as rain. Areas farther inland, including the western portions of Atlantic County, could get 4-6 inches. It looks as though Cape May County residents might only get 1-2 inches of snow.

Those living along the I-95 corridor receive the grand prize for a 6- to 8-inch storm total.


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