The storm is expected to begin after midnight.
There could be very little rush to the Monday-morning rush hour. The National Weather service in Pittsburgh has issued a winter-weather advisory from 1 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday for most of Western Pennsylvania, including Pine and Richland Townships. 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: 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.
An inch or two could accumulate on grassy areas during Wednesday's evening rush hour.
That biting rain falling this morning will likely turn into snow later this afternoon, and the amount of accumulation will depend on which side of the city you’re located. Dan Krzywiecki, the chief meteorologist for Air Science Consultants in Bridgeville, said the rain will gradually change to a snowy mix before turning to snow around rush hour. However, with warmer than usual temperatures this week, he expected the only accumulation to be in grassy areas. “The ground temps are well above freezing, but as the air temperatures cool and approach freezing — that will be some time later this evening — there could be some slippery spots,” he said. “Plus, any water on the roads after the event could turn to ice.” He expected the area north of …