Anyone who needs to go to a shelter can find out where to go by contacting their municipal emergency management office. To find contact information for your township, borough or city, look in the government section (Blue Pages) of your local telephone directory or search online.
Specific information about any major state road closures is available by calling 511 or by www.511pa.com.
In addition to driving cautiously, motorists should also expect delays and allow extra time in their travel schedules.
When it's raining or when roads are wet, motorists should also turn on their headlights and increase the following distance between vehicles. Pennsylvania law dictates that headlights must be turned on any time a vehicle's wipers are on.Information such as checklists for emergency kits and templates for emergency plans, as well as other information and volunteer opportunities, is available at www.ReadyPA.org or by calling 1-888-9-READYPA (1-888-973-2397). Click here to see the governor's letter to the president: http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/document/1297808/10_28_12-_presidential_disaster_declaration-_governor_pdf Media contacts: Ruth A. Miller, PEMA; 717-651-2009 Janet Kelley, Governor's Office; 717-425-1046 SOURCE Pennsylvania Office of the Governor