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, December 26, 2012
National Weather Service's winter storm warning remains in effect.
Snow, sleet or ice will make travel hazardous or impossible Wednesday as a winter storm warning remains in effect for Western Pennsylvania as well as parts of Ohio, West Virginia and Maryland, according to the National Weather Service. In other words, it's a good day to stay inside and roast chestnuts on an open fire, as "The Christmas Song" says. Reports of icy roads and vehicle accidents were coming across the scanner steadily Wednesday morning. The storm warning is in effect until 6 a.m. Thursday. Heavy snow—3 to 6 inches from Wheeling, WV, to Pittsburgh to Greensburg and 4 to 8 inches from Zanesville, OH, to Butler to Indiana—is forecast. Sleet and freezing rain may mix in at times, the weather service said. Farther south, 2 to 4 …
Friday, January 20, 2012
A winter storm warning has been issued from 7 p.m. Friday until 1 p.m. Saturday.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning beginning at 7 p.m. Friday evening until 1 p.m. Saturday afternoon for Allegheny County. A winter storm warning means that snow, sleet or ice will make travel hazardous or impossible. The warning is in effect for counties along the Interstate 70 corridor due to forecast predictions for a wintry mix of freezing rain, sleet and snow on Friday night, the weather service said. The weather service said a cold front sweeping through the area would generate a quarter-inch of ice and snow accumulations of 1 to 4 inches tonight and Saturday morning. Hazardous travel conditions are expected because of slick roads, the weather service said. Motorists should be prepared for snow-covered …
Monday, January 31, 2011
Motorists urged to stay off roads.
Stay home. That, in effect, is the message for anyone considering traveling during the winter storm. PennDOT cautioned motorists to avoid unnecessary travel and to pack an emergency kit because of the ice, sleet and snow forecast for the next few days, according to a statement from acting PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch. “Extremely dangerous weather is expected over the next few days, and although we will have crews treating roads around the clock, motorists should remain prepared for exceptionally icy conditions,” Schoch said. “All it takes is one stuck vehicle or crash to halt traffic and create lengthy delays." A winter storm warning remains in effect until 5 p.m. Tuesday, according to an update from the National Weather Service at 9…
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Motorists and pedestrians are warned to look out for icy conditions.
A wintry mix of rain, freezing rain and sleet is expected this morning as temperatures hover around the freezing mark, the National Weather Service warns in a special weather statement. The freezing rain and sleet are expected to diminish by this afternoon, according to the weather service. "Any untreated surface could be icy, so motorists and pedestrians should take caution while traveling," the statement said. PennDOT crews across the state have made final checks on their fleet of more than 2,200 trucks in preparation for a mixed bag of winter precipitation, according to a press release from acting PennDOT Secretary Scott Christie. “Our crews are prepared to tackle whatever winter conditions come our way,” Christie said. “We also urge …