WEATHER ALERT: Winter Storm Warning Remain in Effect for Area; Up to 9 Inches of Snow Predicted

JEFFERSON CO., Pa. (EYT) – A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect for Jefferson County and surrounding areas.

(PICTURED: A woman shovels snow during a winter storm in Pa. AP Photo/Matt Slocum.)

The National Weather Service of Pittsburgh issued the following Urgent Winter Weather Message at 3:15 a.m. on Wednesday, December 16, 2020:

Winter Storm Warning
URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA
315 AM EST Wed Dec 16 2020

weather warning

COUNTIES:

Butler-Clarion-Jefferson PA-Allegheny-Armstrong-Washington-Greene-Westmoreland-Fayette-Marion Monongalia

CITIES:

Including the cities of Butler, Clarion, Punxsutawney, Brookville, Pittsburgh Metro Area, Kittanning, Ford City, Washington, Canonsburg, Waynesburg, Murrysville, Greensburg, New Kensington, Lower Burrell, Latrobe, Monessen, Uniontown, Fairmont, and Morgantown
315 AM EST Wed Dec 16 2020

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 AM EST THURSDAY…

* WHAT…Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 9 inches.

* WHERE…Portions of northwest, southwest and western Pennsylvania, and northern West Virginia.

* WHEN…From 7 AM this morning to 7 AM EST Thursday.

* IMPACTS…Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

Please report snow or ice by calling 412-262-1988, posting to the NWS Pittsburgh Facebook page, or using Twitter @NWSPittsburgh

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission strongly encourage motorists to heed all travel restrictions and delay unnecessary travel. Visit www.511pa.com for the latest travel, roadway, and traffic conditions.


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