Monday, March 25, 2013
A winter storm warning has been canceled.
The Sewickley Valley woke up to a late blast of spring snow this morning. Fortunately, the most intense snow accumulations--about 3 to 5 inches total-- are expected this morning, before diminishing. The National Weather Service has canceled a winter storm warning, but a winter weather advisory remains in effect until 2 p.m. for southwestern Pennsylvania, including Allegheny, Beaver and Butler counties. A winter weather advisory means that snow will cause travel difficulties so use caution while driving.
The snow has been falling most of the night. Use our interactive map to check out roads in and around the Sewickley area.
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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 …
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:
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
A winter storm warning remains in effect through this afternoon for much of Western PA, so keep checking with Patch for travel advisories and local conditions. Using a mobile device? Switch to our desktop version to see the live blog.
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…
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…