Category Archives: Weather

Take a survey to help PennDOT, state Turnpike Commission understand how you get travel information

How do find out about a crash tying up traffic on Interstate 83 or how far the backlog is during your morning commute to Harrisburg? Do you turn to 511PA? Watch for any information on those electronic signs? Tune to … Continue reading

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A look at line painting on the roads from PennDOT’s numbers

Now that the weather has turned warmer, drivers will be seeing line painting crews out on the road. During the next several months, crews with the state Department of Transportation will be painting more than 120,000 miles of traffic lines … Continue reading

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Center for Traffic Safety offers tips for driving in snow

It looks like York County could receive itsĀ first decent snowfall of the season after all. Forecasters are calling for up to 6 inches when this storm is expected to roll through Tuesday into Wednesday. It will not be like the … Continue reading

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Big snowstorm could threaten York County next week

Could York County face a major winter storm next week? Maybe, D. J. Hoffman, meteorologist with AccuWeather.com, said late Friday night. The low-pressure system currently is in the Gulf of Alaska, he said. It will move across the country and … Continue reading

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Forecasters watching for a potential, major snowstorm this weekend

Could a big winter storm be on the way for this weekend? It’s possible, said Erik Pindrock, meteorologist with AccuWeather.com. The company sent out a news release Monday afternoon warning of a potential, major Eastern snowstorm for the weekend. Here’s … Continue reading

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How many extreme weather records did York County break in 2012?

Extreme weather shattered 3,527 monthly records across the county last year, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council, an international, nonprofit environmental organization. And that’s up from the 3,251 monthly records broken in 2011, the organization reported Tuesday. In Pennsylvania, … Continue reading

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Snowmageddon: Part 2, or maybe 3.

Wednesday’s snow was just a preview of things to come, apparently. The National Weather Service, Accuweather.com, the Weather Channel and all of the local meteorologists are in snow emergency mode, predicting two to four inches of snow Saturday. The snow … Continue reading

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Where’s the snow?

It has been mild so far this month — a disappointment for snow lovers. So how warm has it been? The temperature has been 7.1 degrees above normal so far this month, said Andy Mussoline, meteorologist with AccuWeather.com. The average … Continue reading

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Will insurance pay if your car is damaged by floodwater?

A few drivers drove around “road closed” barricades and got stuck in floodwater during Hurricane Sandy. They could be cited and fined under a new state law for doing so. The water got pretty deep for some of those vehicles. … Continue reading

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