Low clouds are delaying Christmas Eve flights in and out of Philadelphia International Airport.
Shuttle buses were operating in place of trains between the Erie and Berks stations.
Crews are responding to the scene of a vehicle fire in the westbound lanes of the Pennsylvania Turnpike near Willow Grove approaching Plymouth Meeting.
The heavy rain that has been slamming our region has caused some flooding and traffic delays in the area.
The storm’s fierce winds left a mark in some parts of the region Tuesday, knocking down trees and power lines.
Heavy snowfall is causing major delays and disruptions around the region.
Talk about the last thing you want to see at an airport, no, not snow. One word: cancelled.
With more than a foot of snow covering the ground, commuters should be prepared for delays on Wednesday.
The 20-mile section of overhead wires experienced problems over the last 24 hours, with only one track open for trains to get by on earlier on Tuesday.
“Please allow ample time for check-in & screening (2 hrs) as lines are longer due to weather conditions that are still impacting flights,” PHL posted around 11:45 a.m.
As of 3:30 p.m., a spokesperson for the airport says there are no FAA reported delays for arriving or departing flights.
Many air travelers arrived at the airport early this morning, hoping to get a head start on the snow.
“This is the morning we were not hoping for but predicted, that we were going to have some weather-related delays,” said Airport Spokesperson Victoria Lupica.
The severe weather has prompted flight delays averaging 45 minutes at Philadelphia International Airport, while schools in Philadelphia and elsewhere canceled extra-curricular activities.
Severe storms are causing minor flooding problems that have delayed SEPTA trains in Philadelphia and prompted a tornado warning in at least one southeastern Pennsylvania county.