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Weather Forecast – December 8th, 2016

High 46/ Low 25
Cloudy today with winds coming out of the est at 7 to 13 mph.  Gusts will reach as high as 26 mph.
Into the night, expect some snow showers, with no significant accumulation expected.  It will be mostly cloudy into the night, with winds staying roughly the same as the morning hours.

 

Travel Alert- December 8th, 2016

Travel Alert

220 LANE RESTRICTION

Piatt Township, Lycoming County- 220
Between Level Corners Road and Route 287 there will be lane restrictions on the southbound lane between 7AM and 3PM today due to road construction.  Fiber Optic Cables will be installed on Utility Poles along that route.
The weather this morning is cloudy, but no precipitation is expected.  Visibility is also good, with no reports of fog for your morning commute.

The weather this morning is cloudy, but no precipitation is expected.  Visibility is also good, with no reports of fog for your morning commute.

This Day in History- December 8th, 2016

John Lennon was assassinated on this day by Mark David Chapman.  He was shot and killed outside his Manhattan Apartment.   Mark David Chapman shot him four times at close range with a .38-caliber revolver. Lennon was pronounced dead before he arrived at the hospital.

On this day, in 1941, Jeanette Rankin, a representative from Montana, ad the the first woman elected to Congress was the sole member of congress to vote against declaring war on Japan.  She also voted against declaring war on Germany before World War One.

Finally, on this day, in 1775, Colonel Benedict Arnold and General Richard Montgomery began the siege of Quebec in an ill-fated bid to tilt Canadian resources towards the American cause.  The siege would until December 31st, when the Americans launched an assault on the city that led to the death of General Montgomery and left Arnold seriously wounded.