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:
Thursday, February 21, 2013
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for most of Friday.
Expect freezing rain and ice accumulations of about a 10th of an inch Friday. That's the word from the National Weather Service in Moon, which issued a winter weather advisory that will be in effect from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday. The freezing rain is expected to begin between 6 and 8 a.m. and end between 1 and 3 p.m. The National Weather Service warns of hazardous travel conditions because of ice-covered roads. Winds of 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph are also forecast. A winter weather advisory means freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. -- Like us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter
Sunday, January 27, 2013
The freezing rain could mix with sleet and snow before changing to all rain later in the day.
There could be very little rush to the Monday morning rush hour. The National Weather Service in Moon Township has issued a winter weather advisory from 1 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday for most of Western Pennsylvania, including the Sewickley Valley. A mixture of snow, sleet and freezing rain is expected overnight into Monday morning. Because of very cold ground and snow pack, roads and sidewalks are expected to be icy. Here is a more detailed look at the forecast: Click on "view larger map" for an interactive look at how the roads are where you live. Then click on the blue camera icon to see live pictures from traffic cameras. Map Legend: Let Patch know how the roads are where you live in the comments box below. Follow us on Twitter | Like us …
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Morning commuters should allow extra travel time for slick conditions. The National Weather Service advisory remains in effect through late morning.
Just when you thought all the snow had melted, along comes another winter weather advisory. The National Weather Service said the advisory is in effect from until 10 a.m. Wednesday for Allegheny, Butler, Beaver and surrounding areas. Forecasters are calling for a chance of sleet between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch is possible, according to the weather service website. Hazardous travel conditions are predicted because of the snow, sleet and ice. "Like" us on Facebook | Follow us Twitter
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
National Weather Service's winter storm warning remains in effect.
Snow, sleet or ice will make travel hazardous or impossible Wednesday as a winter storm warning remains in effect for Western Pennsylvania as well as parts of Ohio, West Virginia and Maryland, according to the National Weather Service. In other words, it's a good day to stay inside and roast chestnuts on an open fire, as "The Christmas Song" says. Reports of icy roads and vehicle accidents were coming across the scanner steadily Wednesday morning. The storm warning is in effect until 6 a.m. Thursday. Heavy snow—3 to 6 inches from Wheeling, WV, to Pittsburgh to Greensburg and 4 to 8 inches from Zanesville, OH, to Butler to Indiana—is forecast. Sleet and freezing rain may mix in at times, the weather service said. Farther south, 2 to 4 …
Friday, January 20, 2012
A winter storm warning has been issued from 7 p.m. Friday until 1 p.m. Saturday.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning beginning at 7 p.m. Friday evening until 1 p.m. Saturday afternoon for Allegheny County. A winter storm warning means that snow, sleet or ice will make travel hazardous or impossible. The warning is in effect for counties along the Interstate 70 corridor due to forecast predictions for a wintry mix of freezing rain, sleet and snow on Friday night, the weather service said. The weather service said a cold front sweeping through the area would generate a quarter-inch of ice and snow accumulations of 1 to 4 inches tonight and Saturday morning. Hazardous travel conditions are expected because of slick roads, the weather service said. Motorists should be prepared for snow-covered …
Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Winter weather advisory in effect until 1 a.m. Wednesday.
Freezing rain this evening could result in an accumulation of up to one-tenth inch of ice, according to the National Weather Service. A winter weather advisory -- which means snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties -- remains in effect until 1 a.m. Wednesday, the National Weather Service stated. It warns motorists to be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibility. Motorists can also expect areas of dense fog through this evening as moist air and light winds combine with temperatures that are near or above freezing over snow-covered ground, according to NWS. Windy conditions are expected to develop Wednesday afternoon and evening with 1 to 2 inches of snow possible, the weather service stated.
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Motorists and pedestrians are warned to look out for icy conditions.
A wintry mix of rain, freezing rain and sleet is expected this morning as temperatures hover around the freezing mark, the National Weather Service warns in a special weather statement. The freezing rain and sleet are expected to diminish by this afternoon, according to the weather service. "Any untreated surface could be icy, so motorists and pedestrians should take caution while traveling," the statement said. PennDOT crews across the state have made final checks on their fleet of more than 2,200 trucks in preparation for a mixed bag of winter precipitation, according to a press release from acting PennDOT Secretary Scott Christie. “Our crews are prepared to tackle whatever winter conditions come our way,” Christie said. “We also urge …