ALERT: Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Jefferson County; Up to 8 Inches of Snow Forecasted

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Pa. (EYT) – A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Jefferson County and surrounding areas.

The following message was issued by the National Weather Service in Pittsburgh on February 18, 2015 at 3:11 p.m.:

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
311 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

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

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…GROVE CITY…FRANKLIN…TIONESTA…NEW CASTLE…BUTLER…CLARION…BROOKVILLE

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SUNDAY TO 7 AM EST MONDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SUNDAY TO 7 AM EST MONDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS…4 TO 8 INCHES.
* SNOW BEGINNING…LATE TONIGHT.
* PERIOD OF MOST INTENSE SNOW…SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
* SNOW ENDING…SNOW WILL TAPER OFF EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS…HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE TO REDUCED VISIBILITY AND SNOW ACCUMULATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS:

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT SNOWFALL WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITY. 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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