WEATHER ALERT: Freezing Rain, Wintry Mix Expected for Area

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 8:23 p.m. on Friday, March 17, 2017:

Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA
823 PM EDT Fri Mar 17 2017

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Including the cities of Mountain Lake Park, Oakland MD, Grantsville, Sharon, Hermitage, Grove City, Oil City, Franklin, Tionesta, New Castle, Ellwood City, Butler, Clarion, Punxsutawney, Brookville, Aliquippa, Beaver Falls, Ambridge, Monaca, Pittsburgh Metro Area, Kittanning, Ford City, Indiana, Washington, Canonsburg, Waynesburg, Murrysville, Greensburg, New Kensington, Ligonier, Donegal, Uniontown, Champion, Ohiopyle, Weirton, Follansbee, Wellsburg, Wheeling, Moundsville, Coopers Rock, Kingwood, Bruceton Mills, Terra Alta, Rowlesburg, Hazelton, Parsons, Hendricks, Saint George, Davis, Thomas, and Canaan Valley
823 PM EDT Fri Mar 17 2017

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT SATURDAY…

The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for freezing rain and snow…which is in effect until 6 AM EDT Saturday.

* HAZARD TYPES…freezing rain and snow mix

* ACCUMULATIONS…ice accumulation of a trace to tenth of an inch with snow accumulation of up to 1 inch.

* IMPACTS…ice and snow will create slippery and snow covered roadways.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet, or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties.

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


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