WEATHER ALERT: Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Jefferson County

snow-out-time-1410863-mJEFFERSON COUNTY, Pa. (EYT) – A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Jefferson County and surrounding areas.

The following advisory was issued by the National Weather Service on Sunday, February 14, 2016, at 3:45 p.m.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM MONDAY TO 1 PM EST TUESDAY.

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INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…OAKLAND MD…GROVE CITY…FRANKLIN…TIONESTA…NEW CASTLE…BUTLER…CLARION…BROOKVILLE…KITTANNING…INDIANA…LIGONIER…DONEGAL…CHAMPION…OHIOPYLE…KINGWOOD…BRUCETON MILLS…TERRA ALTA…ROWLESBURG…HAZELTON…PARSONS…HENDRICKS…SAINT GEORGE…DAVIS…THOMAS…CANAAN VALLEY

* ICE ACCUMULATION…A TRACE TO A TENTH OF AN INCH…WITH TWO TENTHS OF AN INCH POSSIBLE OVER GARRETT COUNTY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION…2 TO 4 INCHES.

* SNOW/ICE BEGINNING…LIGHT SNOW WILL SPREAD OVER THE REGION TOMORROW NIGHT…CHANGING TO FREEZING RAIN OVER THE SOUTHEAST
FIRST.

* PERIOD OF MOST INTENSE SNOW/ICE…MONDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW/ICE ENDING…PRECIPITATION WILL CHANGEOVER TO RAIN TUESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS…HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE TO SNOW…SLEET AND ICE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS:

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW…SLEET…OR FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES…AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.


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