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PennDOT Prepared For Continuing Snow

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PORTERSVILLE (KDKA) — Whoever was in charge of shaking the snow globe in Portersville Monday just kept on shaking. Frozen bits of Lake Erie have been falling and settling in great amounts.

How you perceive all of the lake effect snow depends on your perspective.

“It’s lovely; it’ll put you in the Christmas spirit,” one Portersville resident said.

Those who are in charge of keeping the roads clear when the snow doesn’t stop, however, have a different perspective. Their only blessing is the overtime pay.

PennDOT has concerns about the snow that could come down Monday night.

“When the sun goes down, you know, the temperatures drop usually and then we have to worry about re-freeze. So we’re trying to get all the water and snow and everything we can get off the road,” a PennDOT worker said.

Even those who are enthused about the recent snow have their limits for the length of time the snow will stick around. In other words, after Dec. 26, many would like it to be gone.

PennDOT cautions drivers to be careful and to watch for snow squalls. They can appear without warning and limit drivers’ visibility.