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Community weather announcements

Here are some community announcements regarding closings, parking bans, and other changes due to the wintry weather.
Credit: WNEP

PENNSYLVANIA, USA —

PennDOT

PennDOT temporarily reduces the speed limit to 45 mph on several roadways in the region when weather conditions warrant.

PennDOT alerts are available at 511PA.com.

LUZERNE COUNTY

  • Freeland - Snow parking ban beginning at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, January 25.

LACKAWANNA COUNTY

  • Scranton - Employees under the Governor's jurisdiction who physically report to work in the Scranton State Office Building are authorized a full-day closing Wednesday, January 25, 2023. This announcement can be verified on the Pennsylvania Office of Administration’s website, www.oa.pa.gov.
  • Scranton - Due to the forecast of overnight temperatures dropping below 20 degrees with windchill and inclement weather expected to impact the area, the City of Scranton will be issuing a CODE BLUE for the following days: Thursday, January 26, 2023, Friday, January 27, 2023, Saturday, January 28, 2023. Weston Field House, 982 Providence Road, will be open as a shelter from 8:00PM to 7:00AM and will be run by Keystone Mission.

MONROE COUNTY

  • Stroud Township Planning Commission meeting scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday has been canceled.

SNYDER COUNTY

  • Senior centers closed Wednesday, January 25

UNION COUNTY

  • Senior centers closed Wednesday, January 25
  • All 3 Union County libraries will be closed Wednesday, January 25. That includes Herr Memorial Library in Mifflinburg, Public Library for Union County is Lewisburg and West End Library in Laurelton.

WAYNE COUNTY

  • Honesdale - Snow and ice emergency from midnight January 24 through midnight January 26. Parking is prohibited on any snow emergency route.

IMPORTANT LINKS:

Click here for the latest weather forecast.   

Click here for the latest school closings.

For the most up-to-date information on power, check out these outage maps:

Check out severe weather tips on WNEP’s YouTube channel.

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