Thursday, January 21, 2016

State Agencies Recommend Winter Storm Preparations, Get Road Conditions, Weather Forecasts, Snow Plow Locations

Gov. Tom Wolf and state officials are urging Pennsylvanians to pay close attention to weather forecasts and take steps to be ready for the first snowstorm of 2016, and one of the most significant widespread storms to impact the state in several years.
Gov. Wolf has declared a state of emergency to ensure state agencies can respond with resources as quickly as possible.
"We are urging Pennsylvanians to stay calm, but be prepared," Gov. Wolf said. "State agencies are preparing for the worst, tracking conditions in real time and collaborating on our response. Residents should prioritize their safety and heed all warnings from law enforcement and emergency officials."
Click Here for recommendations from the PA Emergency Management Agency, PennDOT, State Police and the Department of Health.
Visit Pennsylvania’s 511 travel information website (or download the app) to get road conditions, weather forecasts, incidents and now even the location of PennDOT snow plow trucks.  You can also follow the 511 site via Twitter for your region.
Click Here for the latest forecasts and warnings from the National Weather Service.  Click Here for forecasts from AccuWeather.
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