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Please allow yourself extra time this morning due to heavy traffic from the I-78 closure.

Old Mill Rd is closed between Wyndham & Hawthorne due to wires down. The Stover Rd gate is open for traffic. Utilities are notified.

Springtown Hill Rd is closed between Mt Pleasant Drive & Kohas Drive due to a tree down. Public Works is responding.

The bomb squad will be conducting exercises today from 0900-100hrs at the Steel City gun club. Loud explosions will be heard.

Our area is now under a Severe Thunderstorm Warning (until 3:30 pm), a tornado watch (until 8 pm) and a flash flood watch (until 2 am), all of which are issued by the National Weather Service. At about 10 minutes after 3 pm, a severe thunderstorm cell is moving roughly east toward Hellertown and Lower Saucon Township. The NWS reports that this storm has produced 2-inch-diameter hail and 70 mph wind gusts. Expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect considerable tree damage.

Expect increased traffic on roadways leading to Lehigh University Goodman Campus between 8am - 3pm today due to the Lehigh University Graduation ceremony

There will be multiple emergency vehicles in the area of the Saucon Valley High School today between 12:45 & 2:00pm for a mock crash put together by the SVHS SADD program.

There is heavy traffic everywhere throughout the township and surrounding areas due to the I-78 crash in Upper Saucon Township. There are also other crashes due to the heavy traffic. Please be patient and allow yourself extra time.

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