WEATHER ALERT: Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Jefferson County

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

The National Weather Service of Pittsburgh issued the following Winter Weather Advisory at 2:47 p.m. on Wednesday, November 14, 2018:

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM THURSDAY TO 1 AM
EST FRIDAY…

* WHAT…Wintry mix expected. Expect total wet snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze are expected.

* WHERE…northwestern and west-central Pennsylvania.

* WHEN…Snow will begin after 5 am and will peak mid-morning before changing to sleet and freezing rain by mid-day.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…There remains considerable uncertainty in the expected precipitation type. If warm air is not as strong as expected, precipitation could remain as snow with much higher amounts. Plan on slippery road conditions. Expect reduced visibilities at times.

INSTRUCTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery roads and limited visibility, and use caution while driving. Please report snow or ice by calling 412-262-1988, posting to the NWS Pittsburgh Facebook page, or using Twitter @NWSPittsburgh

TARGET AREA: Armstrong, Butler, Clarion, Forest, Indiana, Jefferson, Mercer, and Venango


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