WEATHER ALERT: Four to Six Inches of Snow Expected for Area

snow1[1]JEFFERSON CO., Pa. (EYT) – A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Jefferson County and surrounding areas.

The National Weather Service of Pittsburgh issued the following Urgent Winter Weather Message at 2:11 p.m. on Wednesday, February 8, 2017:

Winter Weather Advisory
URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA
211 PM EST Wed Feb 8 2017

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Including the cities of Butler, Clarion, Punxsutawney,
Brookville, Pittsburgh Metro Area, Kittanning, Ford City,
Washington, Canonsburg, Waynesburg, Follansbee, Wellsburg,
Wheeling, Moundsville, New Martinsville, Fairmont, and Morgantown
211 PM EST Wed Feb 8 2017

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 AM EST THURSDAY…

The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow…which is in effect from 7 PM this evening to 11 AM EST Thursday.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS…4 to 6 inches.

* TIMING…the heaviest snow is expected late this evening into Thursday morning.

* IMPACTS…The heavy snow will create snow covered roads and produce scattered power outages.

* WINDS…North 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities…and use caution while driving.

Please report snowfall by calling 412-262-1988, posting to the NWS Pittsburgh Facebook page, or using Twitter @NWSPITTSBURGH.

Stay with exploreJeffersonpa.com for hazardous weather updates.


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