Gov. Wolf announces travel restrictions ahead of snow storm

Left Gov. Wolf; Right Courtesy PennDOT

Wolf also signed a he Proclamation of Disaster Emergency "authorizes state agencies to use all available resources and personnel, as necessary, to cope with the magnitude and severity of this emergency situation".

As snow continues falling across Pennsylvania, Gov. Tom Wolf asked residents to continue to stay off the roads to allow PennDOT crews to clear the highways. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning from 8 p.m. Monday to 10 p.m. Tuesday from Philadelphia to the Pocono Mountains in northeastern Pennsylvania.

PennDOT has announced it will temporarily reduce the speed limit on several highways due to a snowstorm expected to begin late Monday and last through Tuesday.


State police went with the group and doctors traveled with the family to keep the child safe during the trip. But if forecasts are incorrect and the storm shifts, about 12 inches of snow could fall in the region. "We're prepared for the worst that could happen".

He advised drivers to avoid traveling if possible, especially if driving east. Travel restrictions are expected for I-99 with a 45-mile-per-hour speed limit from Cumberland, Maryland to Bedford.

Plow truck drivers will be out once this storm moves into the area making the interstates and busiest roads a priority.

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