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What you need to know

Published February 12. 2014 05:00PM

Keep this information handy:

Power outages

• 610-377-4005 for Lehighton residents wishing to report an outage in the borough. or 1-800-342-5775 for PPL Electric customers. Press 1 for electrical emergency.

Non-emergency numbers

• Carbon County Communications Center: 570-325-9111

• Monroe County Control Center: 570-992-9911

Road conditions

• or 5-1-1 on your telephone: A free service from PennDOT that provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, average traffic speeds on interstates and winter road conditions.

• Driving tips.

• or 1-888-9-READYPA: Provides a checklist on creating an emergency kit for your family, pet and car.

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