Winter Storm Warning Remains in Effect Until Noon Today

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

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
137 AM EST MON FEB 2 2015

MERCER-VENANGO-FOREST-CLARION-JEFFERSON PA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…GROVE CITY…FRANKLIN…TIONESTA…CLARION…BROOKVILLE

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY…

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS…6 TO 10 INCHES.

* SNOW ENDING…MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS…HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE TO ACCUMULATION OF SNOW AND ICE AND REDUCED VISIBILITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW MEANS THAT HEAVY SNOWFALL WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. REPORT SNOW ACCUMULATION TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY CALLING…412-262-1988…POSTING TO THE NWS PITTSBURGH FACEBOOK PAGE…OR USING TWITTER @NWSPITTSBURGH.

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
539 AM EST MON FEB 2 2015

GARRETT-TUSCARAWAS-CARROLL-COLUMBIANA-COSHOCTON-HARRISON-JEFFERSON OH-MUSKINGUM-GUERNSEY-BELMONT-NOBLE-MONROE-MERCER-
VENANGO-FOREST-LAWRENCE-BUTLER-CLARION-JEFFERSON PA-BEAVER-ALLEGHENY-ARMSTRONG-INDIANA-WASHINGTON-GREENE-WESTMORELAND-
WESTMORELAND RIDGES-FAYETTE-FAYETTE RIDGES-HANCOCK-BROOKE-OHIO-MARSHALL-WETZEL-MARION-MONONGALIA-PRESTON-TUCKER-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…OAKLAND MD…NEW PHILADELPHIA…
CARROLLTON…SALEM…COSHOCTON…CADIZ…STEUBENVILLE…
ZANESVILLE…CAMBRIDGE…ST. CLAIRSVILLE…CALDWELL…
WOODSFIELD…GROVE CITY…FRANKLIN…TIONESTA…NEW CASTLE…
BUTLER…CLARION…BROOKVILLE…BEAVER…PITTSBURGH METRO AREA…
KITTANNING…INDIANA…WASHINGTON…WAYNESBURG…GREENSBURG…
LATROBE…LIGONIER…DONEGAL…UNIONTOWN…CHAMPION…OHIOPYLE…
WEIRTON…BETHANY…WHEELING…MOUNDSVILLE…NEW MARTINSVILLE…
FAIRMONT…MORGANTOWN…KINGWOOD…PARSONS

…SNOW ALONG WITH RAPIDLY FALLING TEMPERATURES THIS MORNING MAY RESULT IN DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS TODAY…

A COLD FRONT CROSSING THE REGION THIS MORNING WILL INITIALLY RESULT IN A PERIOD OF ACCUMULATING SNOW FOLLOWED BY PLUMMETING TEMPERATURES BEHIND THE FRONT. THE COMBINATION OF NEW SNOW AND ALREADY WET ROADS FROM OVERNIGHT PRECIPITATION ALONG WITH THE RAPIDLY FALLING TEMPERATURES MAY RESULT IN ICY CONDITIONS THROUGHOUT THE DAY…ESPECIALLY ALONG UNTREATED ROADS…BRIDGES…AND OVERPASSES.

MOTORISTS ARE ADVISED TO ALLOW EXTRA TIME FOR THE MORNING COMMUTE…AND BE ALERT FOR RAPIDLY CHANGING WEATHER CONDITIONS. STAY TUNED FOR UPDATES TO THE FORECAST…AND CHECK CONDITIONS BEFORE DEPARTING.

Hazardous Weather Outlook
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
457 AM EST MON FEB 2 2015

MERCER-VENANGO-FOREST-CLARION-JEFFERSON PA-
457 AM EST MON FEB 2 2015

…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY…

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWEST PENNSYLVANIA AND
WEST CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA.

.DAY ONE…TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

WINTER STORM WARNING

ICY CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE BEYOND THE WINTER STORM WARNING EXPIRATION TIME AS THE COMBINATION PLUMMETING TEMPERATURES AND NEW SNOW AND WET ROADS MAY RESULT IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS TODAY…ESPECIALLY
ALONG UNTREATED ROADS…BRIDGES…AND OVERPASSES.

DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.


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