After two days of bone chilling cold, record low temperatures, and bitter wind chills, some of the Delaware Valley will finally climb above the freezing point on Thursday as the Polar Vortex retreats to the north.
Passengers who bought a ticket but chose not to travel due to this service disruption can receive a refund or a voucher for future travel.
After two warmer-than-usual winters, Spring Mountain owner Rick Buckman says he’ll take the colder temperatures.
Many of us stay inside in this kind of weather, but those who make their living outdoors have to brave the blast.
They’re doing this because PJM is reporting a winter record for usage. At 7 p.m. Tuesday, the demand was 141,500 megawatts, breaking the record of 136,700 set in 2007. The difference, Dotter explains, is enough to power a medium sized city.
The Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Maryland Interconnection (known as “PJM”) is asking for cutbacks on your electricity usage between 3pm and 7pm today.
A physician at one emergency facility in West Philadelphia says it’s not just an increase in slips and falls: the homeless and indigent make more use of ERs, too.
At Bethune Elementary School, principal Ary Sloane-Pugh arrived to find half of her building with no heat because of a burst pipe.
One of the worst sounds on a workday is that slow cranking when the car won’t start.
At 4 a.m., it was six degrees, but with the wind chill, the temperature felt like negative fourteen.
Today’s bitterly cold temperatures have parents and school officials preparing options for getting kids to school safely.
As a polar vortex blankets the Delaware Valley in a deep freeze, record low temperatures are having a major effect on transportation, this morning.
Check here to see if your event has been canceled due to the extreme cold.
According to AAA Mid-Atlantic, roadside battery assistance calls in the five county Philadelphia area were up 145% this past Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014 when compared to 2013’s Saturday, Jan. 5.
In the Centennial School District, in Bucks County, spokeswoman Andrea Didio says mechanics will be coming in a little earlier.