How Much Snow Did You Get?
Palmer and Forks townships were prepared for a major winter storm, but the National Weather Service downgraded accumulations late Friday afternoon.
A major winter storm that was expected to rip the Northeast and New England Friday night into Saturday may not pack such a wallop in Palmer and Forks townships.
The National Weather Service scaled down snow accumulations to 3-5 inches after initial reports suggested 6-10 inches of snow.
The worst of the storm was expected to hit Friday night with heavy blowing snow expected.
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Still, both townships issued snow emergencies with Palmer's effective until 6 p.m. Saturday.
Forks Township Police Chief Greg Dorney issued a storm emergency until noon Saturday.
Snow emergencies, which are usually declared by a town's high-ranking official such as a police chief, let the public know to be aware of hazardous road conditions and municipal crews trying to clear and maintain roads.
- Forks, Palmer, Easton, Bushkill Township, Tatamy and Bath have all announced snow emergencies.