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 4:14 a.m. on Wednesday, March 8, 2017:

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA
414 AM EST Wed Mar 8 2017

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Including the cities of Mountain Lake Park, Oakland MD,Grantsville, 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, Ligonier, Donegal, Uniontown, Champion, Ohiopyle, Weirton, Follansbee, Wellsburg, Wheeling, Moundsville, New Martinsville, Fairmont, Morgantown, Coopers Rock, Kingwood, Bruceton Mills, Terra Alta, Rowlesburg, Hazelton, Parsons, Hendricks, Saint George, Davis, Thomas, and Canaan Valley
414 AM EST Wed Mar 8 2017

…WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM EST THIS EVENING…

* WINDS…Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 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 wind gusts of 50 mph or greater 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 [email protected]

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


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