KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (CBS) — Philadelphia’s suburbs are beginning the dig out process Tuesday after a winter storm pounded the region over the last two days. The storm dumped more snow than the region has seen in many years.
Plymouth Meeting got over 10 inches of snow.READ MORE: Philadelphia Students To Remain Virtual As Mediation Process Between School District, Teachers' Union On Phased Reopening Nearing End
City road crews worked in tandem to clear the roads before sunrise.
Bill Gallagher plowed parking lots through the night with virtually no sleep.
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“The snow is very heavy,” Gallagher said. “The first 5 inches came down and it was really light. It was pretty quick. But when that ice came down for about four to five hours, then we had snow on top of it, it was super heavy.”
In King of Prussia, nearly a foot of snow covered sidewalks.
“Once the work is done and you’re able to walk around in the depth of the snow, it’s fantastic, and to take the dog for a walk,” Rich Lindelow said about shoveling snow.READ MORE: Delaware County Company Develops 'The Hurricane,' Device Using UVC Technology To Kill Coronavirus
It’s a chore that he’s been completing for two days now as he let his sons sleep in Tuesday morning.
“We were out early yesterday and then we came out later in the afternoon and then again this morning,” Lindelow said.
Meanwhile, his neighbors were out snow blowing and shoveling even as the snow continued to fall.
“When I was younger, we had storms like this all the time, so it’s nice to get this,” Lindelow said.
CBS3’s Howard Monroe contributed to this report.
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