Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Snow Emergencies Declared in Easton Area Prior to Storm

A snowman seen in Wilson Borough. Another 6 to 10
inches of snow has been forecast for the area, with
the storm expected to begin tonight.
Snow emergencies have been declared in the City of Easton, along with several surrounding municipalities, in anticipation of significant snowfall expected to begin late Wednesday evening.

In the City of Easton, vehicles must be removed from snow emergency routes beginning at 10 p.m. Wednesday. The parking ban is scheduled to end at 2 p.m. on Friday, February 14.

Residents living along snow emergency routes may park in the city's parking deck on South Third St. free of charge, beginning at 5 p.m. today. Vehicles must be removed by 5 p.m. on Friday to avoid paying a parking fee.

Additionally, garbage and recycling pick up in the city is expected to be delayed by at least one day due to the storm, city officials have announced.

In Wilson Borough, a snow emergency has been declared beginning at 8 p.m. on Wednesday. The ban on street parking along designated routes is scheduled to last until Friday, February 14 at 2 p.m.

In West Easton, a snow emergency also starts at 8 p.m. and is set to last until 5 p.m. on Friday, February 14.

In Stockertown, the snow emergency will begin at 5 p.m. today and is set to last until noon on Saturday, February 15.

In Tatamy, snow emergency rules go into effect at 9 p.m. tonight. The ban on street parking on designated routes in the borough will last until streets are clear and town official lift it.

There will be a snow emergency in Williams Township starting at 9 p.m. this evening to last until 3:30 p.m. Friday, February 14.

Forks Township has declared a snow emergency to run from 10 p.m. tonight through 5 p.m. Friday, February 14.

Palmer Township has declared a snow emergency and issued a disaster emergency to begin at 6 a.m. on Thursday, February 13, lasting through 8 p.m. on Friday, February 14.

Additionally, LANTA bus service has been suspended for the entire day of Thursday, February 13.

Updated at 4:17 p.m.

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