Snow came down hard and fast in Wyoming County on Friday in a short-lived winter weather event.
Wyoming County Emergency Management Agency Director Gene Dziak said three inches on average likely fell throughout the county on Friday.
Snow started coming down quickly late Friday morning, tapering off by late afternoon.
Route 6 at Mile Hill in Tunkhannock was temporarily closed due to the inclement weather.
“When it hits hard and fast like that, the trucks can only get so far so fast,” Dziak said.
Tunkhannock Area and Elk Lake school districts first called for a two-hour delay, then closed. Students at Lackawanna Trail School District went to school, but had an early dismissal.
While there were a few vehicular accidents reported, they weren’t to the degree of needing to extract individuals from vehicles or provide similar emergency services, he said.
Dziak said the weather has been unpredictable lately, with temperatures rising and dropping. He has yet to plow his driveway this year and hopes it stays that way.
Wyoming County EMA does not have any significant weather events coming up on its radar at this time, he added.