Sunday, March 17, 2013
A wintry mix of precipitation is expected to begin Sunday evening.
The National Weather Service in Moon Township has issued a winter weather advisory for the Pittsburgh region from 11 p.m. Sunday until 2 p.m. Monday. A period of snow and freezing rain is expected overnight Sunday, before changing to all rain by Monday afternoon. A winter weather advisory means that snow, sleet or freezing rain will make travel difficult. Here's a more detailed look at the forecast:
Monday, January 2, 2012
National Weather Service warns of blowing snow, limited visibility and snow-covered roads.
Hazardous travel conditions are expected Monday night through Tuesday afternoon as snow covers local roads and blowing snow limits visibility, according to a winter weather advisory issued by the National Weather Service in Moon Township. Blowing snow, an accumulation of 2 to 4 inches, wind gusts and temperatures in the 20-degree range are expected, the weather service stated. "Wind gusts up to 30 mph will cause some blowing and drifting of snow, which will add to travel difficulties," the weather service's website stated. "The wind direction overnight will become more optimal for heavier snow bands to develop and in turn push these bands further south." The advisory is in effect until 4 p.m. Tuesday and covers Allegheny, Beaver, …
Thursday, January 20, 2011
The National Weather Service has issued a winter-weather advisory from 4 p.m. today through 6 a.m. Friday.
A winter snowstorm is expected to move through the region late this afternoon, according to the National Weather Service in Moon Township. The National Weather Service has issued a winter-weather advisory starting at 4 p.m. The weather advisory extends through 6 a.m. Friday. Forecasters are expecting 3 to 6 inches of snow accumulation through tonight. Total daytime snow accumulation is expected to reach less than one inch, but tonight, new snowfall could measure 3 to 5 inches with lows around 15 degrees. The heavy snowfall is expected to cause hazardous road conditions, particularly during the rush hour. PennDOT is encouraging motorists to use caution and drive safely. Roads will be snow covered and visibility, at times, is expected to…
Tuesday, January 11, 2011
Forecasters are calling for 3 to 5 inches of snow.
The National Weather Service in Moon Township has issued a winter weather advisory for today and Wednesday. The weather service is calling for roughly 3 to 5 inches of snow accumulation for the area by tomorrow evening. Alicia Smith, meteorologist, said area residents should expect about 1 to 3 inches this afternoon followed by another 1 to 3 inches overnight. “We think the heavier stuff is going to be probably be through 8 p.m.,” Smith said. She said the snowfall should begin to lighten up to snow showers. Snow is typical for this time of year, but Smith said fewer inches is usually the norm. “Today would be above normal, but nothing extreme for this time of year,” she said. Temperatures will be in the low 20s tonight and in the mid-20s …