Streets Department crews are preparing for the winter storm and urging motorists and pedestrians to use caution as the storm worsens.
Friday night, travel on area roads will become increasingly difficult, with blowing snow and reduced visibility. Snow could fall at a rate of 1-2″ an hour for a few hours in our Warning Area, and winds will gust to 30 miles-an-hour.
Public Works Department front end loaders hit the beach in Brigantine’s north end, piling sand in front of beach access point Thursday, ahead of the nor’easter predicted for the region.
Impressive snowfall totals are likely with the Nor’easter heading here overnight and thru the morning hours on Friday.
The Office of Administration has announced that non-essential employees should leave work two hours early due to the weather.
With snow and rain expected to impact the area, officials were working hard to keep roads and transit running smoothly on Tuesday.
PennDOT began preparations for the storm early Wednesday morning with crews spraying the major highways in the region with a salt-brine chemical solution to keep the snow from sticking once it starts.
Commuters around region are advised to allow extra time to get to work because of a winter storm that brought snow, ice and rain overnight.
A winter storm that has blanketed parts of the South is heading towards the Delaware Valley. Philadelphia, its surrounding suburbs and parts of Southern New Jersey are expected to get between 4 to 8 inches of snow.
The snow may seem like a big inconvenience to adults but kids know it’s good for sledding and there was plenty of room on the city’s favorite sledding hills.
Mayor Nutter made the rounds and lent a helping hand in several neighborhoods as Philadelphia spent Monday digging out. He also made it a point to remind residents of the city’s new shoveling law.
The first big snow event in the region garnered nationwide attention which included a visit from someone who just loves following bad weather.
Drivers and people walking the sidewalks across the Delaware Valley dealt with a slippery morning.
New Jersey state government offices are opening two hours late Monday as the state begins digging out from the first major snow storm of the season.
A powerful winter storm roared into New Jersey on Sunday, bringing most travel to a standstill and extending many family holiday gatherings for at least another day.