Snowfall Totals Bumped Up, Now 6-9 Inches: Storm Closings And Cancellations
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning in effect until 8 a.m. Friday for Luzerne, Lackawanna and Wyoming counties. The weather service predicts total snow accumulations of 6 to 9 inches, and ice accumulations of up to two-tenths of an inch. Predicted snowfall totals are higher than those in the previously issued winter weather advisory, which is no longer in effect. Following is a list of storm-related closings and cancellations. Check back for updates. Luzerne County Transportation Authority buses will operate on snow routes for the rest of today. Night service remains unchanged. See: http://www.lctabus.com/home.html The speed limit has been reduced to 45 mph on Interstates 80 and 81 throughout Luzerne County, as well as the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike to the Lehigh Valley interchange. Wilkes University: No evening classes, campus closed at 3 p.m.; Jake Woods lecture canceled. King’s College: No evening classes, campus closed at 3 p.m. The Osterhout Free Library closed at 2 p.m. Back Mountain Memorial Library: Closes at 4:30 p.m., according to the library’s Facebook page. Kingston has declared a parking ban for Friday. Parking will be prohibited on the even-numbered side of streets between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Friday. Kingston police will enforce the snow parking regulations.