With these temperatures, it's hard to believe we're in December.
Is it really December? Plum, Oakmont and Verona residents can expect some very mild temperatures on Monday and Tuesday. You won't have to bundle up for a few days, but have an umbrella handy. Here's a look at the National Weather Service's forecast for our area. _______________________ Plum-Oakmont Patch is on Facebook and on Twitter. Don't forget to sign up for our daily email newsletter by clicking here.
PennDOT crews were able to get more construction work done because of a warm December.
The unseasonably warm weather this month hasn’t just been a nice way to avoid chilly winter temperatures. It’s also giving construction crews a chance to catch up on roadwork before the snow hits. Pennsylvania Department of Transportation spokesman Jim Struzzi said work has ended on major paving projects, but crews still are able to perform work on bridges, install guardrails and put up signs. “It’s been a great December for contractors and PennDOT to get projects done by the end of the year,” Struzzi said. “It’s more construction in December than in recent memory, and that’s good because we had a very wet spring and this lets them wrap things up.” But even when temperatures are nice, rainy days still are not an ideal time for workers to …