PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Communities across the Philadelphia region, including in parts of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, are announcing snow emergencies and closures due to the major nor'easter.
- The School District of Philadelphia has canceled all after-school and athletic activities scheduled for Friday, January 28th.
- The Ben Franklin Bridge Walkway will be closed until further notice due to winter weather conditions.
- The Independence Seaport Museum and its historic ships are closed Saturday
- The Lunar New Year event at Dilworth Park has been cancelled Saturday due to the inclement weather
Abington Township: A Snow Emergency has been declared beginning 7 p.m. Friday, January 28th through 7 p.m. Saturday, January 29th. All vehicles left parked on snow emergency routes will be towed and impounded at the owner's expense.
Bensalem Township: Disaster Emergency declared, effective immediately. Vehicles should be removed from the street to help with snow removal. Sidewalks should be cleaned within 24 hours of the end of the storm.
Hatfield Township: A Snow Emergency has been declared starting at midnight on Saturday, January 29th. Vehicles parked on the streets should be moved to help with plowing.
Lower Gwynedd: Snow Emergency declared beginning at 8 p.m. on Friday, January 28th through 7 p.m. on Saturday, January 29th. Residents are required to park their vehicles off the street. If street parking is the only option, residents should park on the side with odd numbered residences.
New Britain Township: A Winter Storm Emergency has been declared from 7 p.m. on Friday, January 28 through 7 p.m. Saturday, January 29th. All parked vehicles must be removed from public streets or they will be ticketed and/or towed. Residents and businesses should shovel snow from fire hydrants and sidewalks.
Newtown Township: Snow Emergency has been declared from 9 p.m. on Friday, January 28th through 6 p.m. on Saturday, January 29th. All vehicles must be parked off roads to allow for plowing.
North Wales Borough: Snow Emergency declared from 7 p.m. on Friday, January 28th through Saturday, January 29th. Vehicles must be removed from posted Snow Emergency Routes of Main and Walnut Streets or they will be towed. Residents are asked to move their cars and park off-street to help with snow removal. The riding of bicycles is also banned during the duration of this snow emergency to protect both bikers and drivers.
Plymouth Township: Plymouth Township has declared a SNOW EMERGENCY effective at 7pm on 1/28/2022 until 1pm on 1/29/2022.
Rockledge Borough: Snow Emergency declared beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday, January 28th until 7 p.m. on Saturday, January 29th. Parking on designated snow emergency routes is prohibited and cars parked on these routes after 7 p.m. will be towed and/or ticketed. Residents are reminded to clear sidewalks of snow and ice within 24 hours of the storm, as well as any fire hydrants on their property.
Spring City Borough: Snow emergency declared from 6 p.m. January 28th through noon on January 29th. All vehicles must be removed from the Snow Emergency routes.
Warminster: A Disaster Emergency has been declared for Friday, January 28th. Parked vehicles must be removed from roads and streets within the township.
West Chester: A snow emergency has been declared beginning 5 p.m. on Friday, January 28th through 1 p.m. on Saturday, January 29th.
Governor Phil Murphy has declared a state of emergency for New Jersey currently in effect for Friday, January 28th due to a nor'easter that could drop 18 inches of snow along the Jersey Shore.
Atlantic City: A Snow Emergency No Parking ordinance has been enacted in Atlantic City. All parked vehicles must be removed from snow evacuation routes by 5 p.m. on Friday, January 28th or they will be towed. Parking is available to residents at the Wave parking garage located at 2200 Fairmount Avenue.
Battleship New Jersey: Due to the winter storm, the Battleship New Jersey will be closed for tours today, Saturday, Jan. 29.