ALERT: Heavy Snow to Cause Low Visibility in Region

The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has issued a Special Weather Statement warning motorists of visibility issues due to heavy snow.

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
617 PM EST WED FEB 4 2015

BUTLER PA-CLARION PA-FOREST PA-JEFFERSON PA-LAWRENCE PA-MERCER PA-
VENANGO PA-
617 PM EST WED FEB 4 2015

…A BAND OF HEAVY SNOW WILL AFFECT
BUTLER…CLARION…FOREST…JEFFERSON…LAWRENCE…MERCER AND VENANGO COUNTIES…

AT 612 PM EST…A BAND OF HEAVY SNOW WAS ALONG A LINE FROM 9 MILES WEST OF KANE TO YOUNGSTOWN…MOVING EAST AT AROUND 35 MPH.

SNOW SHOWERS WILL RAPIDLY DROP VISIBILITY TO LESS THAN ONE HALF OF A MILE. THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 IN MERCER…VENANGO…CLARION…AND JEFFERSON COUNTY. IT ALSO INCLUDES INTERSTATE 376 IN LAWRENCE AND MERCER COUNTY…AND INTERSTATE 79 IN MERCER…LAWRENCE…AND BUTLER COUNTY.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
SHARPSVILLE… SHARON… HERMITAGE…
GREENVILLE… FARRELL… SUGARCREEK…
OIL CITY… FRANKLIN… NEW CASTLE…
ELLWOOD CITY… ZELIENOPLE… FERNWAY…

PLEASE REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER BY POSTING TO THE NWS PITTSBURGH FACEBOOK PAGE OR BY USING TWITTER @NWSPITTSBURGH.

LAT…LON 4163 7896 4145 7895 4145 7906 4136 7909
4138 7896 4123 7871 4112 7880 4091 7881
4091 7921 4105 7922 4098 7937 4097 7961
4117 7969 4067 7969 4067 8015 4085 8016
4085 8052 4148 8053 4150 8001 4163 7982


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