9:09 a.m.: Red Lion elementary schools are closed Monday and the district is considering the best time to send secondary students home.

8:42 a.m.: These school districts are now closed for the day: Northeastern, South Eastern, Southern York and Spring Grove.

7:43 a.m.: Southern York Schools are now closed for the day.

6:47 a.m.: These York County school districts are now operating under a two-hour delay on Monday: Hanover, Northeastern, Northern York, South Eastern York, Southern York, South Western, Spring Grove Area and West Shore.

Slick roads and a few accidents are being reported to York County 911. For the latest on traffic conditions, check the York Count 911 media log by clicking here.

Previously reported: Snow began to fall in earnest before 5 a.m. Monday in York County, and some schools are operating on a two-hour delay.

Students in Northern York, Southern York and West Shore schools can sleep in for another two hours, the districts said.

York County and the rest of southern Pennsylvania remains under a winter weather advisory until 8 p.m. Monday, the National Weather Service said.

The area will see 3-5 inches of snow, with most snow in the morning and tapering off to snow showers in the afternoon, the NWS said. Bands of heavy snow will move through the area until around 7:30 p.m., with snow falling at a rate of an inch per hour at times, leading to reduced visibility and poor driving conditions.


Monday's high will be 38 and the low 29, the forecast said.

The state Department of Transportation says it's ready for whatever snow does fall during the early spring snow expected to hit the area Sunday night into Monday morning.

The agency activated its incident command center for York, Adams, Lancaster, Franklin, Cumberland, Perry, Dauphin and Lebanon counties at 6 p.m. Sunday night, spokesman Greg Penny said in an email.

The center will help to coordinate plowing efforts in those counties where PennDOT will use 310 plows trucks, Penny said.

"We also have 37 rental plow trucks to supplement our workforce, mainly in our largest two counties - Lancaster and York," he said.

All told, 12,636 snow lane miles will need to cleared in the eight counties if the storm hits, Penny said.

Patrols will monitor conditions and crews will be out in force prior to the morning commute clearing roads.

PennDOT workers began preparing for the storm before the start of the weekend as crews made sure their trucks were fueled and serviced, Penny said, adding there is plenty of salt on hand for this storm.