WATCH: Will winter flake out in Jerusalem?

Residents and tourists in capital anticipate wintry weather conditions with excitement and concern.

January 5, 2015 15:01

Jerusalem waiting for the snow

Jerusalem waiting for the snow


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As Jerusalem braced for a possible midweek snow storm, residents and tourists in the capital anticipated the wintry weather conditions with excitement and concern.

While some were waiting expectantly to see snow in the Holy Land, others were taking measures to stock up on provisions and adjust travel plans in case of a full-blown winter storm.

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Meanwhile, the US Embassy in Tel Aviv advised American citizens to monitor the weather conditions, noting that similar forecasts last winter resulted in the wide-spread closures of roadways throughout the Jerusalem area.

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