WEATHER ALERT: Wind Advisory Issued 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 4:19 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1, 2017:

Wind Advisory
URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA
419 PM EST Wed Mar 1 2017

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Including the cities of New Philadelphia, Dover, Carrollton, Malvern, East Liverpool, Salem, Columbiana, Coshocton, Cadiz, Steubenville, Zanesville, Cambridge, Martins Ferry, St. Clairsville, Caldwell, Woodsfield, 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, Uniontown, Weirton, Follansbee, Wellsburg, Wheeling, Moundsville,New Martinsville, Fairmont, and Morgantown
419 PM EST Wed Mar 1 2017

…WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THURSDAY…

* WINDS…West 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* IMPACTS…Strong winds may blow down limbs…trees…and power lines. Scattered power outages are expected.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 30 mph or gusts over 45 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult…especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

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

Stay with exploreJeffersonpa.com for updates on hazardous weather updates.


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