Hurricane Sandy: What to Expect

Governor Corbett this evening is advising Pennsylvanians on what to expect during Hurricane Sandy.

This storm is historic. Pennsylvania is currently operating under a state of emergency and Governor Corbett today requested a federal declaration of emergency from the President.

Weather reports at this time indicate that Pennsylvania can expect the following over Monday and Tuesday of this week:

  • Sustained, high winds close to 45 miles per hour. These winds could be sustained in some areas for 24 to 36 hours.
  • Heavy rainfall across the state, in some areas up to 10 inches total.
  • Snow in higher elevation areas in the western part of the state.
  • Possible flooding in low lying areas.

Click here to download a guide on how you can prepare.

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