WEATHER ALERT: Wind Advisory Remains in Effect for Jefferson County

NWS_LogoJEFFERSON CO., Pa. (EYT) – A Wind Advisory has been issued for Jefferson County and surrounding areas.

The National Weather Service of Pittsburgh issued the following urgent weather message at 3:31 a.m. on Sunday, January 10, 2016:

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
331 AM EST SUN JAN 10 2016

GARRETT-TUSCARAWAS-CARROLL-COLUMBIANA-COSHOCTON-HARRISON-
JEFFERSON OH-MUSKINGUM-GUERNSEY-BELMONT-NOBLE-MONROE-MERCER-
VENANGO-FOREST-LAWRENCE-BUTLER-CLARION-JEFFERSON PA-BEAVER-
ALLEGHENY-ARMSTRONG-INDIANA-WASHINGTON-GREENE-WESTMORELAND-
WESTMORELAND RIDGES-FAYETTE-FAYETTE RIDGES-HANCOCK-BROOKE-OHIO-
MARSHALL-WETZEL-MARION-MONONGALIA-
RIDGES OF EASTERN MONONGALIA AND NORTHWESTERN PRESTON-PRESTON-
EASTERN PRESTON-WESTERN TUCKER-EASTERN TUCKER-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…OAKLAND MD…NEW PHILADELPHIA…
CARROLLTON…SALEM…COSHOCTON…CADIZ…STEUBENVILLE…
ZANESVILLE…CAMBRIDGE…ST. CLAIRSVILLE…CALDWELL…
WOODSFIELD…GROVE CITY…FRANKLIN…TIONESTA…NEW CASTLE…
BUTLER…CLARION…BROOKVILLE…BEAVER…PITTSBURGH METRO AREA…
KITTANNING…INDIANA…WASHINGTON…WAYNESBURG…GREENSBURG…
LATROBE…LIGONIER…DONEGAL…UNIONTOWN…CHAMPION…OHIOPYLE…
WEIRTON…BETHANY…WHEELING…MOUNDSVILLE…NEW MARTINSVILLE…
FAIRMONT…MORGANTOWN…COOPERS ROCK…KINGWOOD…
BRUCETON MILLS…TERRA ALTA…ROWLESBURG…HAZELTON…PARSONS…
HENDRICKS…SAINT GEORGE…DAVIS…THOMAS…CANAAN VALLEY
331 AM EST SUN JAN 10 2016

…WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EST THIS EVENING…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EST
THIS EVENING.

* WINDS…WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* PERIOD OF STRONGEST WINDS…THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS…STRONG WIND CAN DOWN TREE LIMBS AND POWER LINES. TREES
ROOTED IN SATURATED SOIL MAY BE TOPPLED. USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 30 MPH OR GUSTS TO 45 TO 55
MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT…
ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.


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