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
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
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.
Monday, January 31, 2011
Motorists urged to stay off roads.
Stay home. That, in effect, is the message for anyone considering traveling during the winter storm. PennDOT cautioned motorists to avoid unnecessary travel and to pack an emergency kit because of the ice, sleet and snow forecast for the next few days, according to a statement from acting PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch. “Extremely dangerous weather is expected over the next few days, and although we will have crews treating roads around the clock, motorists should remain prepared for exceptionally icy conditions,” Schoch said. “All it takes is one stuck vehicle or crash to halt traffic and create lengthy delays." A winter storm warning remains in effect until 5 p.m. Tuesday, according to an update from the National Weather Service at 9…