Turnpike officials say speed limits are now reduced to 45 miles per hour from the Gateway Toll Barrier (Exit #2) east to the Delaware River Bridge Interchange (Exit #359) and the Northeastern Extension (I-476) from Mid-County (Exit #20) north to the Clarks Summit Interchange (Exit #131).
This wild week of wintry weather continues. Round one yesterday and round two is just a few hours away. Our next storm will bring it all: Snow, Ice & Rain. This triple threat will bring many problems and this time location is everything.
In anticipation of yet another winter weather event, Lower Merion Township has suspended trash collection on Wednesday.
Despite a brief break, the active weather pattern will get underway again Tuesday night. Our second large storm of the week moves in overnight into Wednesday morning as a mixed bag of snow, ice and rain (which could freeze on contact).
Icy conditions have led to the closure of a major highway in Montgomery County.
Tuesday will literally be the “calm before the storm”. STORM #2, that is.
Dr. Daniel Shain, a biology professor at Rutgers-Camden, is doing research he hopes will lead to allowing human cells and human donor organs, which are transported on ice, to survive.
PennDOT crews have begun mixing in calcium-chloride to their typical salt mixture because of plunging temperatures.
We had a lot of thawing to do after temperatures in the single numbers and below zero to start last week.
A blanket of ice covered the region early Sunday morning, causing all sorts of problems for commuters.
Bitter cold, snow and ice mean an increase in car crashes, falls, back injuries and occasionally heart attack from shoveling.
Freezing rain and icy conditions are wreaking havoc on roadways around the region. A freezing rain advisory remains in effect until 1 p.m.
Sub-zero temperatures have led to a new weather record in Atlantic City, just two weeks after residents there enjoyed record-setting temperatures in the high 60s during a brief December heat wave.
Could something from the garden help PennDOT deal with the snow and cold temperatures on the roads?
PennDOT spokesman Gene Blaum says they tried to get to work about 48 hours before the winter storm’s predicted arrival.