Saturday, March 23, 2013
The snow is expected start Sunday evening.
The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the entire Pittsburgh region, including the Sewickley area, beginning 11 p.m. Sunday through 11 a.m. Monday. Forecasters say the snow will be most intense from midnight Sunday through the pre-dawn hours of Monday, accumulating 4-7 inches before ending by Monday afternoon. A Winter Storm Warning means that heavy snow will make tavel dangerous. If you must venture out at all, use extreme caution. Here's a more detailed look at the forecast:
Friday, March 22, 2013
The National Weather Service, predicting cold and snow, issues hazardous weather outlook for Allegheny County.
Yes, we know Punxsatawney Phil predicted an early spring. Don't fault him for wishful thinking. Despite the arrival of spring on Wednesday, the National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for southwestern Pennsylvania—including Allegheny, Butler and Beaver counties—warning of potential widespread snow later Sunday into Monday. The extent of the snowfall is still very much in question. The weather service said the amount of snow isn't certain given the differences in model tracks and surface temperature projections. The hazardous weather outlook also applies to northwestern and west-central Pennsylvania, western Maryland, east-central Ohio, northern West Virginia and the northern panhandle of West Virginia. Here what's …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Overnight snowfall causes school and other cancellations.
After enjoying spring-like weather on Tuesday, fresh snowfall blanketed the area overnight and is expected to last until this afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. Quaker Valley, Sewickley Academy and St. James are all closed today due to the inclement weather. Some organizations like the North Boroughs Sewickley Area Meals on Wheels and businesses, such as Ragged Row remain closed today. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning effective through 5 p.m. for Allegheny County, and a winter weather advisory remains in effect for Beaver and Butler counties. Morning commuters should leave extra time for traveling as crews work to clear the roadways. The period of the most intense snow is expected until 8 a.m…
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
The storm is expected to begin as a mixture of rain and snow before turning to all snow overnight.
The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has issued a winter storm warning for the Pittsburgh region, including the Sewickley area, from 6 p.m. Tuesday until 5 p.m. Wednesday. Forecasters say snow will accumulate 5 to 8 inches before the storm ends Wednesday afternoon. The period of most intense snow will be between midnight Tuesday and 8 a.m. Wednesday. A storm warning means that snowfall will make travel dangerous, according to the weather service, and drivers are urged to use extreme caution if they must go out. PennDOT announced that it's preparing for the "mixed-precipitation winter event" that is set to hit the area tonight and tomorrow. Officials said crews will begin pre-treating and anti-icing the roadways Tuesday afternoon …
Monday, March 4, 2013
The weather service is warning drivers of hazardous travel conditions.
Thus far, March is certainly doing its best to come in like a lion. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory in effect from 6 p.m. Tuesday through 7 p.m. Wednesday for the Pittsburgh region, including the Sewickley area. Snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches are predicted, according to the weather service. The flakes are expected to start late Tuesday afternoon as a mix of rain and snow moves into the area. The most intense snow could fall overnight Tuesday into Wednesday. The weather could cause hazardous travel conditions due to snow-covered streets. Drivers should prepare for limited visibility on the roads. Temperatures will reach a high of 40 degrees Tuesday before dropping to 29 later in the evening, according …
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, February 19, 2013
A cold front is bringing strong wind gusts to the Sewickley area.
The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for the region, including Allegheny, Beaver and Butler counties. The wind advisory remains in effect until 1 p.m. today, with gusts of up to 45 mph predicted. The strongest winds are expected around dawn, continuing until late morning, according to the weather service. Temperatures are expected to drop today as well. Strong winds can cause downed tree limbs and power lines, so drivers should use caution particularly over bridges and overpasses, the weather service said. Here is the latest from the National Weather Service: Today: Rain before noon, then a chance of snow. Temperature falling to around 29 by 5 p.m. Breezy, with a southwest wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph…
Friday, February 8, 2013
Five states have declared states of emergency due to a potentially historic winter storm severely impacting most of the northeastern United States. Find out the weather outlook here through Monday morning.
The National Weather Service is warning that a major winter storm this weekend could severely impact most of the northeastern United States. Several outbound flights from the Pittburgh International Airport, including to Newark, New York and Boston, have been cancelled. However, the forecast shows the Pittsburgh area will be spared from the brunt of the storm. Here's a look at the Sewickley area forecast through Monday morning from the National Weather Service: This forecast is subject to change. Should you take any weather-related photos, contribute to Patch by adding them to this article. Just click on one of the green "Upload Photos and Videos" buttons above! And please tell us about troubled spots in the comments section below! --- …
Monday, February 4, 2013
The snow is expected to taper before midnight.
It could be a slippery rush hour Monday. The National Weather Service is predicting a quick moving storm will move through the western Pennsylvania area Monday afternoon and evening. Here is a more detailed look at the forecast.
Friday, February 1, 2013
National Weather Service forecasts hazardous travel conditions.
Two Clipper-type systems will mean lots of snow to western Pennsylvania this weekend, according to the National Weather Service. A winter weather advisory for snow is in effect from 10 a.m. Saturday to 7 p.m. Sunday. The weather service forecasts snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches; those totals could go as high as 6 to 10 inches in the higher ridge elevations. The snow will begin mid-morning Saturday and end Sunday evening, with the heaviest snow coming Saturday afternoon into midday Sunday, NWS states on its website. A winter weather advisory for snow means snowfall will cause travel difficulties—be prepared for snow-covered roads and limited visibility. If you have weather photos, please share them with your neighbors by posting them …