Saturday, March 23, 2013
The snow is expected start Sunday evening.
The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the entire Pittsburgh region, including the Pine and Richland areas, beginning 8 p.m. Sunday through 11 a.m. Monday. Forecasters say the snow will be most intense from midnight Sunday through the pre-dawn hours of Monday, accumulating 4-8 inches before ending by Monday afternoon. A Winter Storm Warning means that heavy snow will make tavel dangerous. If you must venture out at all, use extreme caution. Here's a more detailed look at the forecast:
Sunday, March 17, 2013
A wintry mix of precipitation will affect the area.
The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has issued a winter weather advisory for the Pittsburgh region, including the Pine-Richland area, until 2 p.m. Monday. Ice accumulations of up to a tenth of an inch and snow accumulations of up to 1 inch is possible. The snow and ice is expected to be most intense Monday morning and end by afternoon. Hazardous travel conditions are possible due to sleet and ice-covered roads. Here's a more detailed look at the forecast: Like us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter Check out some of today's other top stories here.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
The storm is expected to begin as a mixture of rain and snow before turning to all snow overnight.
The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has issued a winter storm warning for the Pittsburgh region from 6 p.m. Tuesday until 5 p.m. Wednesday. Forecasters say snow will accumulate 5 to 8 inches before the storm ends Wednesday afternoon. The period of most intense snow will be between midnight Tuesday and 8 a.m. Wednesday. A storm warning means that snowfall will make travel dangerous, according to the weather service, and drivers are urged to use extreme caution if they must go out. Are you sick and tired of winter, or are you happy with the forecast of more snow. Tell us in the comments box below. Please help us get to 1,000 Facebook “likes” by clicking here and “liking” us. Check out some of today's other top stories here.
Monday, March 4, 2013
The National 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. 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. Motorists should prepare for limited visibility on the roads. Temperatures will reach a high of 41 degrees Tuesday before dropping to 30 later in the evening, according to the service. How do you …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
NWS issues winter weather advisory.
Expect freezing rain and ice accumulations of about a tenth of an inch on Friday. That's the word from the National Weather Service. It issued a winter weather advisory that is 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. (These are updated times.) 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.
Saturday, February 16, 2013
National Weather Service issues winter weather advisory.
By the time you get up Sunday morning, there could a few more inches of snow on the ground. A winter weather advisory for snow is in effect from 10 p.m. Saturday to 6 a.m. Sunday in Allegheny, Butler, Beaver and other parts of western Pennsylvania, according to the National Weather Service. About 2 to 3 inches of accumulation is forecast, with 4 inches in the heaviest band from Beaver to eastern Westmoreland County, the weather service states. Hazardous travel conditions are expected because of rapid snow accumulation, snow-covered roads and limited visibility, according to the weather service. Here's the National Weather Service's forecast for the next few days: Sunday: Snow showers likely, mainly before 7 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high …
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.
Friday, February 8, 2013
A major winter storm this weekend could severely impact most of the northeastern United States. Here's what the weather looks like for the Pine-Richland area through Monday morning.
The National Weather Service is warning that a major winter storm this weekend could severely impact most of the northeastern United States. Several outbound flights from the Pittburgh International Airport, including to Newark, New York and Boston, have been cancelled. However, the forecast shows the Pittsburgh area will be spared from the brunt of the storm. Here's a look at the Pine-Richland area forecast through Monday morning from the National Weather Service: Saturday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 29. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Saturday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 18. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph after midnight. Sunday: Partly sunny, with …
Be careful out there and give the vehicle in front of you plenty of room so you don't accidentally slide into it.
Patchy freezing rain is possible this morning (Friday) and that could cause slick spots on roads, the National Weather Service warns. Be careful when traveling and increase the distance between your vehicle and the ones around you, the weather service advises. Here's the forecast for the Pine-Richland area: Today: Rain before 2 p.m., then a chance of rain and snow. Temperature falling to around 31 by 5 p.m. South wind 6 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible. Tonight: A chance of snow showers, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 17. West wind 14 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. New snow …
Monday, February 4, 2013
The snow is expected to taper before midnight.
It could be a slippery rush hour Monday. The National Weather Service is predicting a quick moving storm will move through the western Pennsylvania area Monday afternoon and evening. Here is a more detailed look at the forecast. __________________________ Please help us get to 1,000 Facebook “likes” by clicking here and “liking” us. Check out some of today's other top stories here.