Gov. Jack Markell lifted the limited State of Emergency designations in several areas on Thursday afternoon.
Roses are red, violets are blue, the Nor’easter is a pain for everyone, even florists too!
This will be an all-day event Thursday, and since the rain/snow line will gradually lift north as we approach daylight, we have a variety pack of precipitation expectations and impacts.
People across our region are preparing for the 11th storm this season, which is expected to hit the Philadelphia region late Wednesday into Thursday.
PECO is hoping to have all power restored by the end of Tuesday. As of Tuesday morning, a little under 2,000 remained without power.
It is in higher demand this Valentine’s Day than jewelry. It won’t melt your heart, but it will melt the snow on streets and sidewalks.
This storm will have all the hallmarks of a true nor’easter – howling winds, heavy snow, strong waves along the coast, and unlike the storms we dealt with in January that were all snow and high-ratio snow at that, this one will have mixing issues.
But yes, a large storm looms on the horizon. Winter Storm Watches are already slated to take effect late Wednesday night, a sign there’s high confidence that this storm will significantly impact our region.
Thieves took advantage of the recent storm, burglarizing three homes that did not have power.
In certain places where the road is blocked, where power is a memory, where trees tangle and sprawl out on electric lines over homes long abandoned. It would seem normal life has all but ceased.
The purpose of the investigation is not to point the finger, but to see if any improvements can be made predicting or handling power outages.
Insurance adjusters are working overtime thanks to the recent ice storm.
Good idea: Using a generator to power a traffic signal in a town left powerless by the ice storm. Bad idea: Trying to steal that generator and attempting to cover up the crime.
Restrictions related to the Feb. 5th ice storm will extend for 30 days after the expiration of the disaster declaration.
If you are one of the hundreds of thousands who lost power during Wednesday’s storm, the following shelters are now open and will remain open 24×7.