WEATHER ALERT: Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Jefferson County

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Pa. (EYT) – A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Jefferson County and surrounding areas.

The following message was issued by the National Weather Service in Pittsburgh on March 2, 2015 at 2:41 p.m.:

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
241 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

VENANGO-FOREST-CLARION-JEFFERSON PA

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…FRANKLIN…TIONESTA…CLARION…BROOKVILLE

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 7 PM EST TUESDAY

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR A WINTRY MIX…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 7 PM EST TUESDAY.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS…UP TO .10 INCH.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS…LESS THAN AN INCH.

* SNOW/ICE BEGINNING…PRECIPITATION WILL BEGIN AS SNOW…AND THEN QUICKLY MIX WITH SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN BY MIDAFTERNOON.

* PERIOD OF MOST INTENSE SNOW/ICE…MID TO LATE AFTERNOON.

* SNOW/ICE ENDING…PRECIPITATION WILL CHANGE TO ALL RAIN DURING THE EARLY EVENING.

* IMPACTS…HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE TO SNOW…SLEET AND ICE COVERED ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT SNOW…SLEET…OR FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING AND REPORT SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATION TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY CALLING 412-262-1988…POSTING TO THE NWS PITTSBURGH FACEBOOK PAGE…OR USING TWITTER @NWSPITTSBURGH.


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