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…
Monday, January 28, 2013
The National Weather Service forecasts snow showers after the balmy weather.
In the wonderful, wacky world of weather, check this out—the National Weather Service forecasts temperatures will reach highs around 57 degrees on Tuesday and Wednesday. This comes on the heels of snow, sleet and freezing rain Monday morning. But don't think spring has sprung yet. The weather service predicts a chance of snow showers for Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Here's the National Weather Service forecast for Sewickley: Monday night: A chance of showers. Areas of fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 42. Southwest wind 10 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. New precipitation amounts between a 10th and quarter of an inch possible. Tuesday: A chance of showers. Areas of fog before 8 a.m. Otherwise, mostly …
Monday, January 7, 2013
Tired of the cold? You're in luck this week!
It's been quite frigid since 2012 began, but things are expected to wam up this week. Expect above-freezing temps—in the upper 30s and 40s—to sweep through the area. Here's a look at the extended forecast for the Sewickley Valley from the National Weather Service: -- Like Sewickley Patch on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.
Thursday, January 12, 2012
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory and hazardous weather outlook. One to 3 inches of snow is expected overnight with an additional 1 to 2 inches possible Friday.
It's time to get out and stock up on milk, toilet paper and salt because a snowstorm is headed our way. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory and hazardous weather outlook for northwest and southwest Pennsylvania, including Allegheny, Beaver and Butler counties. The weather advisory for snow and blowing snow is in effect from 9 tonight until 6 p.m. Friday. Weather forecasters are calling for rain and snow showers tonight with snow after midnight and low temperatures of about 20 degrees. One to 3 inches of snow overnight is predicted. Snow is expected to continue falling Friday, mainly before 2 p.m., with new accumulations of 1 to 2 inches possible, according to the weather service. To top it off, strong, gusty …
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, …
Friday, July 22, 2011
National Weather Service in Moon says today's temperatures will reach or exceed Pittsburgh's record highs.
It doesn't take a meterologist to tell you that it is hot outside. Still, Bob Coblentz, a meterologist at the National Weather Service in Moon, confirmed it, saying temperatures hit a record high today in Pittsburgh. The highest temperature the National Weather Service has on record for this date in the region is 96 degrees, reached in 1901 and 1933, said Colentz. "Today, temperatures will either meet or exceed the record," he said. Coblentz also pointed out that the dew point today is 72, which is extremely high. The dew point, he said, measures the moisture in the air. "Anytime you get a dew point in the 70s, it feels pretty oppressive outside," he said. It's always important to pay attention to the dew point, rather than the relative …