More snow to hit Philadelphia: Info on how much, travel, utilities, closings during the region’s second nor’easter
The Philadelphia region is in the midst of its second disruptive nor’easter since the beginning of March. Here’s what you should know for the second storm system:
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Southeastern Pennsylvania due to the possibility of 10 to 14 inches of heavy snow. A winter storm watch has been issued for South Jersey, where two to six inches of heavy snow is expected.
The timing in Philadelphia looks something like this: Light rain starting late Tuesday afternoon, then rain and snow between 9 p.m. Tuesday and 1 a.m. Wednesday, followed by all snow through the rest of Wednesday. At the height of the storm, snow could fall at a rate of an inch an hour in the immediate Philadelphia area and one to two inches an hour north and west of the city. Winds will be high, with gusts of up to 40 mph, but they will not be as strong as the last storm when gusts of 60 mph were recorded.
Top Economic Adviser Gary Cohn Leaves White House In Wake Of Tariff Rift
On Tuesday, President Donald Trump‘s top economic adviser Gary Cohn resigned. Cohn is expected to leave in the coming weeks, the White House said.
“Gary has been my chief economic adviser and did a superb job in driving our agenda, helping to deliver historic tax cuts and reforms and unleashing the American economy once again. He is a rare talent, and I thank him for his dedicated service to the American people,” Trump said in a statement.
Under Court Order, DA Krasner Releases A List Of Tainted Police
In response to a judge’s order, the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office has released a list of current and former police officers whom prosecutors have sought to keep off the witness stand after a review determined they had a past of racial bias, lying and brutality.
On Monday, a roster of 29 officers was included amongst a larger roster of 66 was obtained by the Philadelphia Defender Association. On Tuesday, the list was obtained by Philadelphia Inquirer.
Records have shown that the 29 officers have made more than 800 arrests in the past five years.
In response to the list,
DA Krasner said, “It’s a daunting task to reverse years of potential Brady violations” referring to the U.S. Supreme Court decision, Brady v. Maryland, which required prosecutors to share suitable evidence to defendants with their lawyers.