Snow Could Make For Tricky Commutes Today

January 29, 2019

Hello, snow. The Wyoming Valley will be dealing with the white stuff today. A winter weather advisory is in effect until 1 a.m. Wednesday and snowfall amounts range from 3 to 6 inches, according to AccuWeather. An inch or two is expected by daybreak. Then snow could fall at a rate of an inch per hour today and tonight. Travel could be difficult and PennDOT is urging motorists to use caution and monitor conditions. PennDOT and the Pennsylvania Turnpike are prohibiting empty tractor trailers and commercial vehicles pulling double trailers, RV/motor homes, passenger vehicles pulling trailers and motorcycles beginning 6 a.m. today. Roads impacted include: • I-380 full length from I-81 to I-80; • I-78 full length from I-81 to the New Jersey state line; • I-80 from I-180 to the New Jersey state line; • I-81 from I-83 to the New York state line; • I-84 full length from I-81 to the New York state line; and • I-476 (PA Turnpike, Northeast Ext.) from I-78 to Clarks Summit (exit 131). Arctic air will move into the region beginning Wednesday night and will create dangerously cold conditions into Friday. Temperatures will be at zero or below at times with even colder wind chills. — STAFF REPORT Kingston parking restrictions Parking will be prohibited on even-numbered side of the streets between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. today.

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