Residents react after Monroe County sees mixture of snow, slush

STROUDSBURG, Pa. – Monroe County obtained a winterly mixture of snow and slush on Wednesday that’s anticipated to hold into the night. 69 Information Reporter Chantelle Calhoun spoke with residents about how they’re dealing with the late-season flurries.

Spring is simply 11 days away and folks within the Stroudsburg space needed to head out to shovel and deal with their sidewalks for what some individuals hope is the final time this season.

“I believe everyone’s executed with the season so we’re prepared for heat climate,” stated one resident.

Whereas flurries continued to fall by way of the afternoon, I spoke with a number of individuals who stated they did not anticipate the snow to begin sticking, since earlier Wednesday the roads had been dry.

“I did not anticipate it to proceed like this, I believed perhaps an hour or two and if it was going to, it wasn’t going to stay so this can be a little stunning,” stated one other resident.

One native enterprise proprietor says he thinks the snow might be passed by subsequent week.

“Normally, now we have a saying at any time when we put away all our salts and shovels that we will get one other storm and so this can be a storm we have been ready for. It is solely a pair inches nevertheless it’ll in all probability be passed by subsequent week and spring might be on its means.”

The wintery combine was anticipated to proceed into the night, however the enterprise proprietor says he’s completely happy he can depend on salt vans in order that he can get round safely.

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“Stroud Township does job cleansing up the roads, so I’m not too anxious about it, you probably have four-wheel drive you would possibly as nicely use it simply to be protected,” he stated.