Due to Winter Storm Warning, Expect Delays in CCRTA Service

Freezing temperatures and possible light snow are prompting schools to close Friday in several parishes

Benji's snowfall is slowing down in Texas Friday morning and moving toward the Gulf Coast and the Mid-Atlantic.

Baltimore residents may wake up to snow Saturday morning.

The first significant snowstorm of the season will blanket most of New Jersey on Saturday. MS and Alabama may see one to three inches by Friday evening, as well as Atlanta, Georgia. Areas south of Atlanta will see a half inch to two inches of rain.

Safety is always the number one priority for the CCRTA and in the event of winter weather, the timeliness of our routes and transfer points can not be guaranteed. Biloxi, Mississippi, Birmingham, Alabama, as well as to the southwest and northeast of Birmingham and Montgomery are under a winter weather advisory.

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Sussex County has taken the brunt of the season's first winter storm so far, but the rest of the state can expect to feel its effects during the day and into the evening on Saturday. Much of the country, particularly the East Coast, will see a wet winter -- with more snow than usual. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches are expected.

Snow is expected to continue into the evening, and with temperatures now below freezing, some slush-hardening and road icing certainly is possible. Other news outlets are saying 6 to 8 inches.

Stay with the FOX43 Weather Smart team for more updates as new information becomes available.

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