Winter Weather, Wind Chill Advisories Remain in Effect for Area

CLARION, Pa. (EYT) – A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect for Clarion County and the surrounding areas.

The National Weather Service of Pittsburgh has issued the following urgent winter weather and wind chill messages at 3:35 a.m. on Saturday, January 25, 2014:

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
335 AM EST SAT JAN 25 2014

…ACCUMULATING AND BLOWING SNOW THROUGH THE EVENING…

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INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…GROVE CITY…FRANKLIN…TIONESTA…NEW CASTLE…BUTLER…CLARION…BROOKVILLE…KITTANNING…INDIANA
335 AM EST SAT JAN 25 2014

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING…

…WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 AM EST SUNDAY…

* SNOW BEGINNING…BY DAYBREAK.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS…3 TO 5 INCHES.

* PERIOD OF MOST INTENSE SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW…SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ENDING…LATE SATURDAY EVENING.

* WIND…SOUTHWEST TURNING NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS…HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE TO SNOW COVERED ROADS. STRONG WIND WILL CAUSE BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW…WITH VISIBILITY REDUCED BELOW ONE QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

* TEMPERATURES…FALLING FROM THE 20S SATURDAY TO NEAR ZERO SATURDAY NIGHT.

* WIND CHILL…AS LOW AS 22 BELOW SATURDAY NIGHT…AND WINDS WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS…FROST BITE AND HYPOTHERMIA ARE POSSIBLE IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN

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.

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WIND WILL PRODUCE LOW WIND CHILL INDICES. THIS COULD RESULT IN FROST BITE AND HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS…MAKE SURE YOU DRESS PROPERLY.

Wind Chill Advisory
URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
335 AM EST SAT JAN 25 2014

…ACCUMULATING AND BLOWING SNOW THROUGH THE EVENING…

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
335 AM EST SAT JAN 25 2014

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING…

…WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 AM EST SUNDAY…

* SNOW BEGINNING…BY DAYBREAK.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS…3 TO 5 INCHES.

* PERIOD OF MOST INTENSE SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW…SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ENDING…LATE SATURDAY EVENING.

* WIND…SOUTHWEST TURNING NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP
TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS…HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE TO SNOW COVERED ROADS. STRONG WIND WILL CAUSE BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW…WITH VISIBILITY REDUCED BELOW ONE QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

* TEMPERATURES…FALLING FROM THE 20S SATURDAY TO NEAR ZERO SATURDAY NIGHT.

* WIND CHILL…AS LOW AS 22 BELOW SATURDAY NIGHT…AND WINDS WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS…FROST BITE AND HYPOTHERMIA ARE POSSIBLE IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WIND WILL PRODUCE LOW WIND CHILL INDICES. THIS COULD RESULT IN FROST BITE AND HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS…MAKE SURE YOU DRESS PROPERLY.


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