The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning in effect until 1 p.m. today for New Castle County, the Philadelphia 5-county area, and most of New Jersey.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning in effect until 1 p.m. today for New Castle County, the Philadelphia 5-county area, and most of New Jersey.

The storm is expected to bring 4 to 6 inches of snow.

AAA Mid-Atlantic gives some driving tips for winter weather:

- Slow down
- Increase following distance
- Know when to brake and when to steer
- Do not use cruise control and avoid tailgating

What to Do in a Front Wheel Skid:

- Continue to look where you want to go
- Steer in the direction you want the front of the vehicle to go
- Avoid slamming on the brakes
- When the front wheels have regained their grip, steer the wheels gently in the desired direction of travel

Extreme Cold Drains Car Batteries:

- You hear a grinding or clicking sound when you turn on the ignition
- Your vehicle cranks slowly when attempting to start
- Your headlights dim when idling but brighten when the engine is revved
- Your battery is more than three (3) years old

For more information: aaa.com/community.