Thursday, February 21, 2013
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for most of Friday.
Expect freezing rain and ice accumulations of about a tenth of an inch on Friday in the Cranberry area. That's the word from the National Weather Service. It issued a winter weather advisory that is in effect from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday. The freezing rain is expected to begin between 6 and 8 a.m. and end between 1 and 3 p.m. The National Weather Service warns of hazardous travel conditions because of ice-covered roads. Winds of 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph are also forecast. A winter weather advisory means freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Like Us on Facebook | Follow Us on Twitter Check out some of today's other top stories here.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The National Weather Service is predicting 1-2 inches of snow.
Just when you thought all the snow had melted, along comes another winter weather advisory. The National Weather Service said the advisory is in effect until 10 a.m. Wednesday for Allegheny, Butler, Beaver and surrounding areas. Here is the latest forecast. Hazardous travel conditions are predicted because of the snow, sleet and ice. Like Us on Facebook | Follow Us on Twitter Check out some of today's other top stories here .
Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Thanks to warmer temperatures, the township roads are slushy but not dangerous.
It could have been so much worse. On Monday, the National Weather Service predicted a mixture of snow and sleet could produce ice accumulation up to a half-inch thick and cause power outages because of iced-over trees and wires. While Cranberry Township did get hit with freezing rain, warmer temperatures prevented the area from turning into an all-out ice rink. “I really do think that we dodged a weather bullet with this storm,” said Jason Daily, the township’s director of public works. “With how much rain we’ve gotten, it wouldn’t have taken much for that to freeze over. This could have been a totally different type of situation.” Still, the Seneca Valley School District canceled classes after initially announcing a two-hour delay. The …
Cranberry Township is prepared to take on the icy weather. Are you?
When it comes to inclement weather, Cranberry Township, much like the Boy Scouts of America, always is prepared. "Preparedness, preparedness, preparedness,” said Jeff Schueler, the township’s public safety director. “It doesn’t matter what kind of emergency it is, people need to be prepared.” The township indeed is ready to take on the onslaught of icy weather that’s freezing up the area and causing hazardous road conditions today. On Monday, the National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for freezing rain mixed with sleet and snow. The warning continues through 5 p.m today. While no snow fell overnight, residents can expect freezing rain this morning, according to the National Weather Service, which will continue throughout …