Snow removal in Sunbury Tuesday night

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SUNBURY — The City of Sunbury is preparing for snow removal Tuesday evening.  The snow removal will begin at 11:00p.m. on Market Street from Front Street to 10th Street and all metered streets.  All cars must be removed from those areas by 11:00p.m.  Cars left on those streets may be ticketed or towed.  (Codi Jade) Follow

AUDIO HERE: Kids enjoy fresh snow Monday

Wyatt, Maverick and Mason of Trevorton playing in the snow Monday afternoon.

TREVORTON — With up to 6 inches of fresh snow in parts of The Valley,  schools have closed for the day.  WKOK talked to lots of energetic kids Monday afternoon.   Joseph and Elizabeth were enjoying the fresh snow with their friends Taya and Steven.  “We are just sleigh riding and going down the hill… We got a double sled and a single sled,” Elizabeth said.   “Me and my sister’s school was cancelled,” Joseph chimed in.  “And I get to play games.”   Elizabeth said, “I have my friend over and stuff, so it’s fun.”   “It’s a good snow,” Steven said.  “Good for sledding.”   “It won’t pack good though,” Taya added.  …

Snowfall gives Valley 4-6 inches


UNDATED — A Nor’easter, that is menanacing the I-95 corridor in the US, gave our Valley a quick 4 to 6 inches of new snow. In Philadelphia, a slushy mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain, is slowing air and road travel. More snow is expected north east of Pennsylvania, with the most snow expected in New York and New England.   In our Valley, snow fall amounts vary but 6 inches is the highest amount. Our Winternet website is up and running with some weather related announcements at Roads are mostly in good condition with main highways just wet. AccuWeather calls for another snowfall Monday, two to four inches is expected. Follow

A double-dose of snow this weekend

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UNDATED — The Valley could be in for not one, but two snowfalls in the coming days. AccuWeather Meteorologist Brian Thompson says we can expect snow starting tonight, and again late Sunday.   “I’m not seeing any problems for the drive home this afternoon or evening,” Thompson said. “Between 8 and 11:00p.m., we are going to see the snow move up from the south. That snow will continue through the overnight hours, into tomorrow morning. A lot of the time the snow will be falling pretty lightly. By the time it’s all said and done, we’re looking at between one to three inches.”   Thompson says it will warm up Saturday afternoon, with cloudy skies….

The Valley records more snow than anticipated

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  SUNBURY — The Valley got a pre-Christmas surprise today — 6 to 8 inches of snow. Some areas, like Trevorton in Northumberland County, even recorded up to a foot or more of fresh snow. Many schools delayed classes or closed for the day. Roads were slippery Thursday morning, but PennDOT, municipal and private crews had most roads plowed back down to the pavement by afternoon. We know of no road closures at this time, and only secondary roads are untreated. WKOK’s Winternet computer was, and is, full of announcements. Our AccuWeather forecast is calling for snow showers still possible this evening, but milder days ahead. You can find the latest AccuWeather forecast and Winternet…

Snow Emergency in Kulpmont


KULPMONT — A Northumberland County community is declaring a Snow Emergency. Kulpmont Mayor Bernard Novakoski has announced that there is a Snow Emergency in effect along Route 61, Chestnut Street within the borough of Kulpmont.   This means parking is prohibited along Chestnut Street until the snow stops and is plowed by PennDOT. Violators may have their vehicles ticketed or towed. (Codi Jade) Follow

Wintry mix can make roads slick Tuesday


HARRISBURG – Some wet snow, sleet and freezing rain may make roads slick on Tuesday in the Central Susquehanna Valley.  The snow, sleet and rain will move into the area on Tuesday afternoon and continue into the evening.   About an inch of precipitation is possible, according to Accuweather.  Rain and sleet can continue into Wednesday morning, but by the afternoon, it will clear out and Thursday and Friday, there will be times of sunshine.  (Ali Stevens) Follow

Snow keeps 900 in Valley without power


About 4 to 8 inches from the first storm   UNDATED — The first snow fall of the year came at a tough time…the busiest travel day of the year and one of the busiest days for folks preparing for a Thanksgiving gathering. PPL has been working to restore electricity to over a thousand Valley residents.   By late afternoon Wednesday, light snow was still falling and PennDOT had maintained many busy roads in just ‘wet’ conditions. Most secondary, rural roads and city streets had at least a little snow on them. There were numerous accidents, some busy roads like Route 54 near Mount Carmel, Route 61 near Shamokin and Route 104 were call closed…

Accidents and road closures during snowstorm

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MOUNT CARMEL — Several accidents and road closures occurred across The Valley during Wednesday’s snowstorm.   Route 54 has reopened, following a tractor-trailer accident Wednesday morning. Route 54 was closed from Route 487 in Ralpho Township to Route 61 outside of Mount Carmel for several hours as crews worked to remove a tractor-trailer that went off the roadway and struck a guiderail. Traffic was also blocked on Route 225 between Trevorton and Dornsife Wednesday morning, after a vehicle slid into a pole. In Snyder County, Route 522 was closed at Route 235 South for a time in Beaver Springs.   Union County reports several minor accidents throughout the day, with no injuries. Roads are still…

Accidents in The Valley

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  UNDATED — There are several accidents throughout The Valley as the snow continues to fall. – Route 54 is now open In Northumberland County.  Route 54 was closed for several hours on the Natalie Mountain.  Several tractor-trailers were unable to get over the mountain due to snow and ice, prompting the closure. -Route 54 was also closed in both directions between Route 487 in Ralpho Township and Route 61 in Mount Carmel Township, as crews worked to remove a tractor-trailer that went off the roadway and slid into a guiderail. – In Upper Augusta Township, Northumberland County, several tractor-trailers are disabled on Route 147 in the area of Fishers Ferry – In Snyder County, Route 522 at…