Phone Number’s To Have During A Storm

Monroe County Emergency Operations Center

  • Report downed power lines covering roadways to 911.
  • Report downed power lines not impacting a roadway to the utility company.
  • Report downed trees covering the roadways to 911.
  • Report any life-threatening situation to 911.
  • Report significant storm damage that is not life-threatening to the municipality.

Utilities

  • PPL: 800-342-5775
  • Met-Ed: 888-544-4877
  • Orange & Rockland Utilities: 800-533-5325 (to report gas leaks)
  • Orange & Rockland Utilities: 800-434-4100 (to report power outages)
  • Frontier Communications: 800-921-8104
  • Verizon Pennsylvania: 800-479-1919 (English) or 800-479-0305 (Spanish)
  • Palmerton Telephone: 610-826-2115

Monroe County Red Cross

570-476-3800

Traffic & Weather

511 or 511 Online

Road Conditions

To call about roads under PennDOT’s care:

  • Monroe County: 570-424-3024
  • Pike: 570-296-7193
  • Wayne: 570-253-3130
  • Northampton: 610-250-1840
  • Lackawanna: 570-586-2211

Commute Conditions

  • New York City subways and buses: 718-330-1234
  • Robert F. Kennedy, Bronx-Whitestone, Throgs Neck, Verrazano, Henry Hudson, Cross Bay, Marine Park Bridge; Queens Midtown, Brooklyn-Battery Tunnels: 212-360-3000
  • George Washington Bridge and Holland and Lincoln tunnels: 800-221-9903
  • Port Authority Bus Information: 212-564-8484
  • New Jersey Transit: 973-275-5555

Martz Trailways

  • Wilkes-Barre: 570-821-3800 or 800-233-8604
  • Scraton: 570-342-0166
  • Delaware Water Gap: 570-421-3040
  • New York City: 800-233-8604
  • Philadelphia: 800-233-8604
  • Mount Pocono: 570-839-7611