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 …
Monday, January 28, 2013
The National Weather Service forecasts snow showers after the balmy weather.
In the wonderful, wacky world of weather, check this out—the National Weather Service forecasts temperatures will reach highs around 57 degrees on Tuesday and Wednesday. This comes on the heels of snow, sleet and freezing rain Monday morning. But don't think spring has sprung yet. The weather service predicts a chance of snow showers for Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Here's the National Weather Service forecast for 15044 zip code: Monday night: Showers likely, mainly before 10 p.m. Areas of fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 41. Southwest wind 10 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. Tuesday: A chance of showers. Areas of fog before 8 a.…
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Kindergarten will operate on a modified schedule due to the weather forecast for Monday morning, which calls for a sleet and a messy rush hour.
The Pine-Richland School District will operate on a two-hour delay Monday morning, delaying bus runs and school openings due to expected weather conditions. The district will operate a modified kindergarten schedule, with morning kindergarten meeting from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. and afternoon kindergarten meeting from 2 to 3:45 p.m. Check back with Pine-Richland Patch for weather-related updates.
Friday, January 25, 2013
Elementary students should arrive home around the regular time. All district activities have been cancelled after school and tonight.
Friday, January 25
The Pine-Richland School District has dismissed classes for high-school and middle-school students at 2:05 p.m. today due to snow and weather conditions. All after-school and evening activities are cancelled. The boys junior varsity basketball game at Butler has been rescheduled for 4 p.m. Saturday and the boys varsity basketball game will follow at 5:30 p.m. The district is dismissing high-school and middle-school students 15 minutes earlier than their regular dismissal time to provide bus drivers with extra time to safely travel snowy roads, according to a statement from the district. Uppper elementary, primary and kindergarten students should arrive arrive home at their regularly scheduled time, although they may be a few minutes ahead …
Thursday, January 24, 2013
The National Weather Service says the most intense snow will fall Friday afternoon and evening.
The National Weather Service in Moon 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 1 to 3 inches of snow is possible. The snow is expected to begin mid Friday morning and will end in the evening. Here is a more detailed look at the forecast. How do you prepare for snow in the area? Are you sick of winter yet? Tell us in the comment section below.
The blast of cold air that has engulfed Western Pennsylvania in recent days is expected to bring snow showers.
The blast of cold air that has engulfed Western Pennsylvania over the past few days will linger a little longer and will bring more snow showers to boot. The National Weather Service is forecasting snow in the Pittsburgh area late Wednesday night and Thursday morning. There is also a chance of snow Friday afternoon. All the showers could bring 1 to 3 inches before the weekend. Temperatures will remain bitterly cold, with lows in the single digits on Thursday and wind chill values below 0. The temperatures will remain frigid Friday and Saturday. Thursday: A chance of snow showers, mainly before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 19. New snow accumulation of less than a half-inch possible. Low around 9. Wind chill values as low as -1. …
Monday, January 21, 2013
So much for the warm weekend. Temperatures are expected to drop by Tuesday, and snow is likely to show up today and Tuesday.
You better bundle up this week and prepare for the bitter cold temperatures that are expected to move into Pine-Richland and Western Pennsylvania. Dennis Sims, a meteorologist at Air Science Consultants in Bridgeville, said he expected the temperatures to drop by Tuesday around the region. Sims said the middle of the week would have lows in single digits and highs in the teens. That forecast was backed up by the National Weather Service in Pittsburgh. Meteorologists there are also forecasting 1 to 3 inches of snow today, with a slight chance of snow Tuesday. Look below to see a more detailed forecast. Monday: Snow. High near 24. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible. Low around 7. Wind chill…
Monday, December 31, 2012
The National Weather Service says snow is likely.
Venturing out for New Year's Eve? Bundle up. The National Weather Service forecasts a high of 34 today (Monday) and a low of 28. Snow is likely too, with an accumulation of less than one inch possible. Snow is in the forecast for New Year's Day also, but less than half an inch is forecast. Here is the forecast for the Pine-Richland area from the weather service: Today: Cloudy, with a high near 34. Southwest wind 14 to 16 mph. Tonight: Light snow likely, mainly after 4 a.m. Cloudy, with a low around 28. West wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible. New Year's Day: Snow showers likely, mainly before 11 a.m. Cloudy, with a high near 29. West wind around 9 mph. Chance of …
Friday, December 28, 2012
The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for snow.
A low pressure system will bring light snow to western Pennsylvania late Friday night through Saturday afternoon that could result in 2 to 4 inches of accumulation, according to the National Weather Service. The weather service issued a winter weather advisory for snow that will be in effect from 3 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. That means snowfall will cause travel difficulties because of snow-covered roads and limited visibility. The advisory includes Allegheny, Butler and Beaver counties. By dawn Saturday, Pine-Richland residents could see an inch of accumulation, the weather service said. Temperatures will be in the upper 20s to lower 30s. Please help us get to 1,000 Facebook “likes” by clicking here and “liking” us. Check out some of …
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Interstate 79 was covered in snow, despite the snow plows' efforts to keep it clear.
Accidents were commonplace on Interstate 79 Wednesday as a winter storm covered the area in snow and sleet. These photos were taken of the southbound lanes of I-79 near mile marker 62, about 2 miles north of the Route 60 exit. The photographer is Christoper Cook, son of Patch Editor Richard Cook. Do you have photos of the winter weather? Upload them here. 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.