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Maybe not related to #WorldSleepDay in its truest sense, but certainly in the spirit of sleep safety. Philadelphia Fire Department Commissioner Adam Thiehl gave us insight into importance of closing bedroom doors before you sleep, a 900 degree difference that keeps toxic smoke out. Read more in our blog or watch the video below. #CloseBeforeYouDoze

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#READYCommunity brings the information and resources you need to be prepared right to your community! Join your Philly neighbors next week as we plan for severe weather #poweroutages #thunderstorms #floods Free Library of Philadelphia

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.@NWS_MountHolly forecast:
Light snow will continue through early morning hours, accumulation possible, mainly on elevated surfaces and grassy areas. Be alert for changing visibilities & road conditions. Give yourself extra time on your commute ❄️🚙🚴🏾‍♀️🚶🏽‍♀️

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PennDot announces day & overnight lane closures in Philadelphia & Bucks Co this week on US 1 (Roosevelt Blvd), Route 63 (Woodhaven Rd), and I-76 for installation of Intelligent Transportation Systems

​King of Prussia, PA – Motorists will encounter daytime and overnight lane closures this week on U.S. 1 (Roosevelt Boulevard), Route 63 (Woodhaven Road) and Interstate 76 in Philadelphia and Bucks counties, for activities related to installation of Intelligent Transportation Systems, the Pennsyl...

When adjusting your clocks this weekend (or them adjusting themselves), take time to see if you're emergency prepared: test smoke alarms & carbon monoxide detectors, make a fire escape and family emergency plan. #DaylightSavingTime

Information on how to make an emergency plan to prepare for any emergencies that may come up.

🚧The City just announced important details about the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day Parade, including info about road closures, parking and more: #PHLRoadClosures

The City announced road closures, parking restrictions and details for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

The Snow Emergency has ended, cars can now park on Snow Emergency routes. If your car was moved, call 215-686-SNOW. Do not call 911. All City of Philadelphia municipal government offices will open during normal business hours on Thursday, March 8. For additional information:

PHILADELPHIA– At 9 PM on Wednesday, March 7, Managing Director DiBerardinis officially ended the City’s Snow Emergency. For citizens, the end of a Snow Emergency means that cars can once again park on Snow Emergency routes. Cars left on Snow Emergency routes between 8am through 9pm today were .....

Snow Emergencies support @PhilaStreets plowing. Although the snow has stopped, there is still a snow emergency in effect. Please do not park your cars on these routes. The sooner the streets are cleared, the sooner the snow emergency can be lifted #PHLSnow

Many SEPTA routes are suspended or are detoured at the moment. If taking mass-transit, please check SEPTA's System Status page for info on your route

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After the storm ends, please be aware of debris, like tree limbs or wires in the snow, and icy road conditions as temps dip below freezing tonight. Use caution on sidewalks and streets while travelling #PHLsnow

⚠️If travelling on I-95 on the Philadelphia/Bucks County border, please avoid using Woodhaven Road/Route 63 due to hazardous driving conditions. #PHLsnow

Keep your cell phone fully charged in the event you lose power. Know who to call if a tree falls on power lines and how to report and track power outages. #PHLsnow…/

Take steps now to be ready for outages and know who to call when trees fall and lights dim.

If you must drive (avoid if possible) plan on difficult travel conditions. Be prepared for reductions in visibility at times. Give yourself extra space between cars and give plows plenty of room. Make sure you have a full tank of gas. #PHLsnow

Heavy, wet snow expected to fall through evening rush hour. Concern for bringing down trees or tree branches on power lines. If a tree falls during a storm and poses a safety threat, call 9-1-1. Otherwise, call 3-1-1. More info on who to call ⬇️…/

City of Philadelphia Officials Announce Preparations for Winter Storm

Increase in snowfall rate over the past hour evident in our @NWS_MountHolly storm-spotter measurements. Up through 1pm: 1.8" total. Through 2:15pm: 3.2" total. An increase of 1.4" in 75 minutes. #PHLsnow #PAwx

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From SEPTA. Bus routes below suspended to to snow. Check your route on their System Status page if you must travel.
1,2,3,5,7,8,9,12,19,20,22,23,24,26,27,28,30,31,32,35,37,38,39,40,42,44,47M,48,50,53,54,55,57,58,61,64,65,66,68,73,77,80,84,88,89,96,110,117,119,120,H,J,L,R,XH: UPDATE: Service is suspended until further notice due to inclement weather and icy road conditions.

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority Serving Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties