Last blast of snow

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Accuweather says the Central Susquehanna Valley will receive 3 to 6 inches of snow starting around daybreak Friday. A wintry mix of rain and snow is most likely in Baltimore, Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Wilmington, Delaware, and Trenton, New Jersey. The storm is likely to impact travel in this area, including the potential for flight delays due to poor visibility and deicing operations. Motorists and pedestrians should be prepared for delays on Friday. Follow

Kulpmont issues snow emergency Tuesday

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KULPMONT — Kulpmont’s mayor has issued a snow emergency for Tuesday.  Mayor Bernard Novakoski says starting at 9:00a.m. Tuesday, parking is prohibited along Route 61, Chestnut Street, in the borough of Kulpmont.   PennDOT employees will be working to plow snow.  Novakoski says once snow stops coming down and it is plowed back to the curb, residents may again park on Chestnut Street.  Violators will have their vehicles ticketed or towed.  (Codi Jade) Follow

AccuWeather: 3-6 inches of snow for Valley

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  UNDATED — A Saturday snowfall is already having an impact on schedules. AccuWeather says The Valley will receive about 3-6 inches snow, tomorrow into tomorrow evening, then mixing with sleet for a time.  After forecasts were revised, the PIAA rescheduled the high school playoff games. You can see the schedule at Winternet, at WKOK.com.   WKOK’s AccuWeather forecast calls for another cold night tonight–Low 2 below zero, and then tomorrow, arriving around 10 am, then snow at times through the rest of the afternoon. The snow mixed with sleet during the evening, then tapering off to some leftover flurries and freezing drizzle after midnight.   Newsradio 1070 WKOK invites you to check out the…

Winds make temperatures feel far below zero

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UNDATED — The Valley is in for a frigid day today, following the cold, windy, snowy day Saturday.  AccuWeather says the high temperature for today is 10 and the wind chill could make it feel 25-30 below zero.  A wind chill warning remains in effect until 10:00a.m. Monday.  A warning means exposed skin could be subject to frostbite within 15 minutes. The high winds could lead to blowing snow, which could make for hazardous travel conditions. The Valley got 1-2″ of snow Saturday night.  Most roads are open and passable.  Some roads are snow covered and there are areas of drifting in rural spots.  PennDOT and local crews are out on the roads this morning….

PennDOT, turnpike staff heading to Massachusetts

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UNDATED —  PennDOT and the PA Turnpike are preparing to send staff and equipment to Massachusetts.  The Pennsylvania teams are responding to a request to aid in snow removal.  Massachusetts requested the aid through the Emergency Management Assistance Compact.   Acting PennDOT Secretary Leslie Richards said, “We never know when winter weather or other emergencies will strike, so interstate cooperation is important in these times of need… Our emergency management procedures allow us to quickly mobilize assistance when we can spare our resources, and I commend our highway crews for answering the call to help out.”   PennDOT and the PA Turnpike could send staff and supplies as soon as Thursday.  Equipment includes, plow trucks mechanic…

Schools closed as The Valley digs out

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SUNBURY — Most school districts in The Valley cancelled classes Sunday evening, as a steady snow, and some sleet was falling. About four inches is a common measurement, but amounts vary, depending upon how much sleet and freezing rain mixed in. There is a long list of weather related announcements on our Winternet.   PennDOT reports–all clear–they don’t have any roads closed. Most main roads are wet with slush at intersections, but other secondary and rural roads are slippery. State, municipal and private plow crews are out.   The heavy wet snow may be responsible for a limited power outage in Columbia County. PPL says eight customers lost power overnight and they are working to…

Snowstorm to hit The Valley

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        Get the latest AccuWeather forecast here, and be sure to check our Winternet for closures, cancellations, postponements and delays. Follow

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

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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 www.wkok.com. Roads are mostly in good condition with main highways just wet. AccuWeather calls for another snowfall Monday, two to four inches is expected. Follow