Schools in Philadelphia are closing early and state workers in Harrisburg and Pittsburgh are being told to come in later as Pennsylvania deals with back-to-back winter storms.
Public and Catholic schools in Philadelphia are dismissing at noon Monday ahead of a coastal storm that’s expected to bring 12-16 inches of snow to the region.
A winter storm warning will remain in place in southeastern Pennsylvania and southern and western New Jersey through 6 p.m. Tuesday.
About 300 flights in and out of Philadelphia had been cancelled as of 9:30 a.m. Monday.
Western and central Pennsylvania schools were closed or had delayed openings Monday after an overnight storm brought 3-6 inches.
Gov. Tom Wolf told non-essential state workers to come in two hours late because of the storm.