Governor Declares State Of Emergency Ahead Of Winter Storm

Governor Wolf has declared a State of Emergency in Columbia and Montour Counties as well as other counties in central and northeast Pennsylvania. PennDOT officials have also announced a ban on commercial travel ahead of the storm. The commercial vehicle ban will be in place from noon Saturday to noon Sunday on the Interstates and the Turnpike. Speed limits will also be restricted to 45 mph interstates during the storm. The declaration of emergency allows deployment of the Pennsylvania National Guard and allows for additional help from neighboring states.