Northern Tier Drivers Slowed by Storm

LACKAWANNA COUNTY, Pa. -- PennDOT crews continued to plow through the ice and rain Thursday night in Clarks Summit and most drivers stayed off the roads.

But earlier traffic was crawling as this snow plow and salt truck made their way down a hill on south state street and it wasn't an easy job for a snow plow driver at the Dalton Do It Center either.

"I wasn't planning on plowing tonight. I figured I'd come in the morning early and get it started, but Mother Nature had other plans," said snow plow driver Ron Stacknick.

Just a little north of Clarks Summit near Factoryville in Wyoming County, Ricky Davis had to get creative to get around.

"It's coming down hard. I'm hoping we get some more so I can go riding," said Davis.

Even though the steady snow made for a slow go, some people in Wyoming County took a pretty optimistic approach to the wintry weather.

"First snow storm of the season. Always a pleasure to go out and have fun in it and get around. Four-wheel drive is definitely the way to go," said Ron Brown of Nicholson.

Route 6 and 11 in Wyoming County is usually a pretty busy stretch, but with conditions like this not too many people are chancing it.

"Where it's plowed it's not too bad. Where it's not plowed there's a little slipping and sliding and keeping your fingers crossed that you don't go off the road," said Bob Kleiman.

"It's gonna happen, you live in northeast PA. You got to be prepared for it," said Brown.

Wyoming County got more than nine inches of snow on Thursday.

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