ALERT: 'Dangerous Snow Squall' to Hit Clarion County

snowCLARION, Pa. (EYT) – A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Clarion County and surrounding areas.

The following message was issued by the National Weather Service in Pittsburgh at 10:18 a.m. on February 27:

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA

MERCER-VENANGO-FOREST-LAWRENCE-BUTLER-CLARION-JEFFERSON PA-ARMSTRONG-INDIANA-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…GROVE CITY…FRANKLIN…TIONESTA… NEW CASTLE…BUTLER…CLARION…BROOKVILLE…KITTANNING…INDIANA
1018 AM EST THU FEB 27 2014

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON…
WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 AM EST FRIDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR A DANGEROUS SNOW SQUALL WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS…SLICK TRAVEL DUE TO ZERO VISIBILITY WITH A SNOW SQUALL CROSSING NORTHWESTERN PA.
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS…UP TO 1 INCH.
* PERIOD OF MOST INTENSE SNOW…1015 AM THROUGH 1230 PM
* SNOW ENDING…THIS EVENING.
* WIND CHILL…-10 TO -20 DEGREES.
* WINDS…NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.
* TEMPERATURES…FALLING INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT TRAVELING WILL BE INHIBITED DUE TO SLIPPERY ROADS AND REDUCED
VISIBILITY. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING AND REPORT SNOW ACCUMULATION TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY CALLING 412-262-
1988…POSTING TO THE NWS PITTSBURGH FACEBOOK PAGE…OR USING TWITTER @NWSPITTSBURGH.


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