Winter storm on the way, Amtrak issues modified schedules

Kimberly Adams
March 02, 2019 - 10:41 pm



PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- With a Winter Storm Watch on the horizon, Amtrak has announced that their Pennsylvania train service will be modified this weekend and into Monday.

Amtrak announced Saturday that it will be modifing its Pennsylvanian and Keystone Service. They are also asking riders to allow extra time to get to the station if you plan to still take the train.
"As the precipitation starts to moving in," CBS3 Meterologist Lauren Casey says, "it's going to ramp up pretty quickly."

SCHOOL CLOSING: Stay up to date with all the latest School Closings around our region

According to Casey, this storm will have a mix of snow, sleet and rain. She says if you have plans -- get them out of the way as early as possible. 

"We have 2-4 inches mainly along I-95 and points South as we push up into the Northern suburbs that's where we're going 4-8," she explains.

And as always, if you have to drive, Casey advises that you be careful.