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 …
Monday, January 21, 2013
The National Weather Service is warning of extremely cold temperatures in the area.
Quaker Valley School District and Sewickley Academy issued a two-hour delay for classes on Tuesday because of the forecasted snowy weather and extreme cold temperatures. "Due to expected extreme temperatures and wind-chill readings, all schools in the Quaker Valley School District will operate on a two-hour delay," the district announced. The Osborne Elementary HSA meeting that was scheduled for Tuesday morning has been postponed. The district plans to share information with Osborne parents as soon as it is rescheduled. The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory that remains in effect from 10 p.m. tonight to 11 a.m. Wednesday for the Sewickley Valley. With the chill, temperatures are expected to dip 10 to 20 degrees …
Monday, April 4, 2011
National Weather Service issues a hazardous weather outlook.
Severe thunderstorms with strong winds and large hail are possible late this afternoon and early tonight, according to the National Weather Service. A hazardous weather outlook for southwest Pennsylvania was updated about 11 a.m. to forecast a slight risk of severe thunderstorms, according to the weather service. “The primary threat will be damaging winds and large hail,” the weather service noted. “However, tornado development cannot be ruled out.” Wind gusts of more than 35 mph will be common Monday night, the weather service added. Rainfall amounts of up to an inch are possible, the National Weather Service said. “Rainfall in excess of two inches could lead to small-stream flooding.”