Weather Authority: Nor'easter brings heavy snow

The nor'easter has moved out of the area after some places saw more than 10 inches of snow.

MORE: Reports of thundersnow, lightning across region

Snow began falling again in the city and surrounding suburbs almost exactly at 11 a.m. after a morning of mostly rain, sleet, and light snow. The storm produced "thundersnow," with flashes of lightning and booming thunder in some areas.


PECO: 88,922

PSE&G: 146,150

AC Electric: 17,841

The City of Philadelphia lifted the Snow Emergency at 9 p.m. Wednesday. Cars left on Snow Emergency routes between 8 a.m. through 9 p.m. today were likely relocated. If your car was moved, call 215-686-SNOW to find it. Do not call 911. The PPA will honor its $5 per day rate for cars parked in Center City garages prior to 9 p.m.. Any cars parked after 9 p.m. are back to regular rates.

All School District of Philadelphia schools will open Thursday on a 2-hour delay. Archdiocesan high schools and parochial elementary schools in the City of Philadelphia will also have a 2-hour delay Thursday Wednesday's trash collections were suspended. Residents whose trash is normally picked up Wednesday, will have their trash collected Thursday. Thursday's pickups will be made Friday; Friday's pickups will be made Saturday.

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Philadelphia International Airport has resumed normal operations. However, there are numerous delays and cancelations, so travelers should check with their airline, or go to, or call 1-800-PHL-GATE

MORE TOTALS: Snowfall totals, peak wind gusts for Wednesday's nor'easter

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