Please note due to the winter weather, Pittston City Hall will close at 1pm today. Our Street Department is out plowing and salting, but please use extreme caution and travel only if necessary during this winter weather event.
LATEST BULLETIN FROM NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON NY
Issued by: Binghamton – NY, US, National Weather Service,
…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST SATURDAY… * WHAT…HEAVY SNOW EXPECTED, ESPECIALLY AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS. WIDELY VARYING TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS RANGING FROM 4 TO 8 INCHES IN THE VALLEYS, WITH 6 TO 10 INCHES AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS. LOCALIZED ACCUMULATIONS UP TO 14 INCHES POSSIBLE IN THE POCONOS OF EASTERN LACKAWANNA AND LUZERNE COUNTIES. * WHERE…BRADFORD, WYOMING, LACKAWANNA, AND LUZERNE COUNTIES. * WHEN…RAIN CHANGING TO WET SNOW IN THE PRE-DAWN HOURS OVER THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS AND AROUND DAYBREAK FOR THE VALLEYS. HEAVIEST SNOW INTO THE EARLY AFTERNOON HOURS, DIMINISHING BY THIS EVENING. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS…PLAN ON DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS, INCLUDING DURING THIS MORNING’S COMMUTE. TREE DAMAGE AND SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES EXPECTED FROM GUSTY WINDS AND WEIGHT OF SNOW. WINDS GUSTING 40 TO 55 MPH THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING WILL CAUSE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT, FOOD AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.