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Snow Across Parts Of Pennsylvania Slows Commute

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Matt Slocum
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AP
A car drives down US 30 through a winter snow storm. Due to the bitter cold and snow, the Pennsylvania Turnpike has lowered speed limits.

Snow and bitter cold are sweeping across parts of Pennsylvania, making travel difficult.

The Pennsylvania Turnpike has lowered speed limits in the southeast to 45 mph from the Morgantown Exit 298 east to the New Jersey line and on the Northeast Extension up to the Lansdale exit.

A winter storm warning rremains until 7 p.m. Thursday for Delaware, Philadelphia, eastern Montgomery and lower Bucks counties.

Forecasters say accumulations of 4 to 7 inches are expected. That will be followed by biting cold temperatures. The central part of the state is waking to another coating of snow.

SEPTA says all bus routes are operating with the exception of Routes 35 and 120.

Amtrak says Keystone Service between Harrisburg and Philadelphia is operating as scheduled.