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, February 11, 2013
National Weather Service issues wind advisory.
You probably noticed this already, but it's windy out there. In fact, it is so windy the National Weather Service issued a wind advisory that is in effect until 3 a.m. Tuesday for western Pennsylvania and surrounding areas. How windy is it? The forecast calls for winds from 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph. The strongest winds are expected through 7 p.m., then gradually will diminish through the evening. Scattered tree and power line damage can be expected, the weather service said on its website. Minor property damage is possible with the highest gusts. A wind advisory means wind gusts greater than 45 mph are expected. Winds that strong can make driving difficult, especially for high-profile vehicles. -- Follow us on Twitter | Like us…
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
For the second day in a row, the academy will start classes later than usual.
Sewickley Academy has issued a two-hour delay for Wednesday due to the extremely cold temperatures. Quaker Valley School District also has announced a two-hour delay for Wednesday for all buildings. Local schools were also on a two-hour delay Tuesday due to the frigid weather. A wind-chill advisory issued by the National Weather Service remains in effect until 11 a.m. Wednesday. Temperatures also will be in the single digits to close to zero Wednesday morning, according to weather service. Click here for more on this week's forecast. -- Check back with Patch for updates. Like Us on Facebook | Follow Us on Twitter Read some of today's other top stories here.
Friday, February 24, 2012
Wind advisory is in effect from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory—forecasting wind gusts of up to 55 mph—for 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday in Western Pennsylvania and parts of northern West Virginia. A wind advisory means wind gusts greater than 45 mph are expected, which can make driving difficult, especially for high-profile vehicles, according to the weather service's website. Strong winds can also bring down tree limbs and power lines, the weather service warns. Have you seen any wind damage? If you do, please tell us about it in the comments and upload photos to this story. Thank you!
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Winds are expected to increase this afternoon with the strongest occurring shortly after sunset.
The National Weather Service in Moon has issued a wind advisory for several Pennsylvania counties, including Allegheny, Beaver and Butler. The advisory remains in effect until 1 a.m. Wednesday. A wind advisory means wind gusts greater than 45 mph are expected. Southwest winds are expected to reach 15 to 25 mph this evening with gusts of as much as 50 mph. Winds are expected to slowly decrease through the evening. The impact could result in scattered trees, power line damage and some minor property damage, the weather service said. Strong winds can make driving difficult, especially for high-profile vehicles. PennDOT advises drivers to be caution. According to weather forecasters, a low pressure moving from the Midwest into southern …