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…
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
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 …
Sunday, January 27, 2013
The freezing rain could mix with sleet and snow before changing to all rain later in the day.
There could be very little rush to the Monday morning rush hour. The National Weather Service in Moon Township has issued a winter weather advisory from 1 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday for most of Western Pennsylvania, including the Sewickley Valley. A mixture of snow, sleet and freezing rain is expected overnight into Monday morning. Because of very cold ground and snow pack, roads and sidewalks are expected to be icy. Here is a more detailed look at the forecast: Click on "view larger map" for an interactive look at how the roads are where you live. Then click on the blue camera icon to see live pictures from traffic cameras. Map Legend: Let Patch know how the roads are where you live in the comments box below. Follow us on Twitter | Like us …
Thursday, January 24, 2013
The National Weather Service says the most intense snow will be Friday afternoon and evening.
The National Weather Service in Moon Township has issued a winter-weather advisory for most of Western Pennsylvania, including Allegheny County, from 10 a.m. Friday to 1 a.m. Saturday. Forecasters say 2 to 4 inches of snow is possible. Here is a more detailed look at the forecast. Our Newsletter subscribers heard this breaking news first.
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
Sunday, April 22, 2012
The National Weather Service issues a winter storm watch for our area.
Perhaps in retribution for the mild winter, a rare spring is predicted to be on the way for the area. The National Weather Service in Moon Township has issued a winter weather advisory with rain expected to change into snow after midnight Sunday night. The heaviest snowfall is expected on Monday morning. The advisory will remain in effect from 5 a.m. Monday to 2 a.m. Tuesday. Up to 6 inches of accumulation is expected in the area, however, 2 to 4 inches of accumulation is predicted for the Sewickley area. "A heavy, wet accumulation of snow is expected that may cause significant problems with the downing of tree limbs that have developed leaves which may in turn spawn power outages. Some travel difficulties can be expected Monday morning …
Friday, February 10, 2012
You might want to stock up with groceries for the cold weekend.
If you are one of those people who runs out for milk and bread when you hear that snow is in the forecast, get your track shoes on. The National Weather Service issued a winter-weather advisory for snow at 12:30 p.m. Friday. A winter weather advisory for snow means that snowfall will make travel difficult because of snow-covered roads and limited visibility. The advisory is in effect from 6 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Sunday. It covers southwestern Pennsylvania, east central Ohio, northern West Virginia, including the northern Panhandle. The weather service forecasts snow showers tonight (Friday), mainly after 1 a.m., in the Sewickley area. The chance of precipitation is 70 percent with new snow accumulation of about 1 inch possible overnight, …