AP reports: “About 22,000 utility customers in eastern Pennsylvania remain in the dark four days after an ice storm knocked down trees and snapped power lines as yet another winter storm comes through the region. The National Weather Service says between 1 and 3 inches of snow blanketed the area Sunday.”
So what’s going to happen next for us? FOX 29’s Caitlin Roth says two models show two scenarios.
Model 1 shows a heavy storm coming north with a potential of another winter storm on Wednesday going into Thursday.
Model 2 shows a low pressure system going to sea with light snow impacting the East Coast.
So right now the possibility exists for a winter storm by midweek.
Bucks Local News reports that the winter is taking a toll on Newtown Borough's budget:
“We have already spent every nickel of our snow removal budget for 2014,” Council President Bob Walker reported at the council’s Feb. 5 work session meeting.
Through Jan. 29, snow removal costs in the borough stood at $113,947.50, exceeding the $95,000 budgeted for 2014, and that doesn’t include the Feb. 3 storm that dumped around nine inches of wet heavy snow on the county and the Feb. 5 ice storm.