UPDATE: Winter Storm Warning, 5 to 9 Inches of Snow Expected for Jefferson County

snow1[1]JEFFERSON COUNTY, Pa. – A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for Jefferson County and surrounding areas.

The National Weather Service of Pittsburgh issued the following URGENT WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE at 2:28 p.m. on Saturday, January 31, 2015:

Winter Storm Warning
URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
228 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

COLUMBIANA-LAWRENCE-BUTLER-CLARION-JEFFERSON PA-BEAVER-ARMSTRONG-INDIANA-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…SALEM…NEW CASTLE…BUTLER…CLARION…
BROOKVILLE…BEAVER…KITTANNING…INDIANA
228 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SUNDAY TO NOON EST MONDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR SNOW…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SUNDAY TO
NOON EST MONDAY. THE SNOW MAY ALSO MIX WITH SOME SLEET OR FREEZING
RAIN SUNDAY NIGHT. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS…A TRACE TO A TENTH OF AN INCH.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS…5 TO 9 INCHES.

* SNOW BEGINNING…LATE TONIGHT.

* PERIOD OF MOST INTENSE SNOW…SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND SUNDAY
NIGHT.

* SNOW ENDING…MONDAY AFTERNOON.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW MEANS THAT HEAVY SNOWFALL WILL
MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUT AT ALL…USE
EXTREME CAUTION. 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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