Pennsylvania is Among States Bracing for 4th Nor’Easter
Residents who have travel plans to the south or east of Broome County may run into some of the effects of the 4th Nor’easter to hit New England in the past several weeks.
Scranton, for example, is under a Winter Weather Advisory until midnight March 21.
The National Weather Service says Lackawanna and Southern Wayne Counties could be looking at two to five inches of snow with the higher amounts in higher terrain in the far southern portions of those counties.
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has traffic restrictions on many interstates in the central and southern portions of the state with reduced speed limits for all vehicles or bans on commercial vehicles, trucks towing empty trailers or other vehicles towing things like campers and motorcycles.
Restrictions have been announced for the Pa. Turnpike Northeast Extension, Interstates 76, 276, 95, 476, 80 and 81 from Maryland to I80, among other roads. PennDOT says it is constantly reviewing conditions in the areas impacted by winter weather and could adjust restrictions as needed.
Travelers can call 511 for up to date road conditions in whatever state they are in.