WEATHER UPDATE: Freezing Rain Expected for Jefferson County

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

The National Weather Service of Pittsburgh issued the following Urgent Winter Weather Message at 3:17 a.m. on Thursday, February 22, 2018:

Winter Weather Advisory
URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA
317 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

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Including the cities of Sharon, Hermitage, Grove City, Oil City, Franklin, Tionesta, Clarion, Punxsutawney, and Brookville
317 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON…

* WHAT…Freezing rain. Additional ice accumulations of a light glaze are expected.

* WHERE…Mercer, Venango, Forest, Clarion, and Jefferson Counties.

* WHEN…Until 1 PM EST this afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…The ice will result in very slippery conditions on sidewalks, roads, and bridges.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads.
Slow down 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.


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