Saturday, March 23, 2013
The snow is expected start Sunday evening.
The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the entire Pittsburgh region, including the Cranberry area beginning 8 p.m. Sunday through 11 a.m. Monday. Forecasters say the snow will be most intense from midnight Sunday through the pre-dawn hours of Monday, accumulating 4-8 inches before ending by Monday afternoon. A Winter Storm Warning means that heavy snow will make tavel dangerous. If you must venture out at all, use extreme caution. Here's a more detailed look at the forecast:
Sunday, March 17, 2013
Up to 5 inches of snow is possible, according to weather forecaster.
It appears March is doing its best to go out like a lion. The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has upgraded the winter weather advisory for parts of western Pennsylvania, including the Cranberry area, from 1 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday to a warning. The warning includes Butler, Mercer, Venango, Forest, Lawrence, Clarion, Jefferson, Armstrong and Indiana counties. Allegheny County remains under a winter weather advisory. Ice accumulations of up to a tenth of an inch and snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches, with some areas getting up to five inches, are possible in Butler County. The snow and ice is expected to begin Monday morning and end sometime this evening. Hazardous travel conditions are possible due to sleet and ice-covered roads. …
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
The storm is expected to begin as a mixture of rain and snow before turning to all snow overnight.
The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has issued a winter storm warning for the Pittsburgh region from 6 p.m. Tuesday until 5 p.m. Wednesday. Forecasters say snow will accumulate 5 to 8 inches before the storm ends Wednesday afternoon. The period of most intense snow will be between midnight Tuesday and 8 a.m. Wednesday. A storm warning means that snowfall will make travel dangerous, according to the weather service, and drivers are urged to use extreme caution if they must go out. Are you sick and tired of winter, or are you happy with the forecast of more snow. Tell us in the comments box below.
Monday, March 4, 2013
The National Weather Service is warning drivers of hazardous travel conditions.
Thus far, March is certainly doing its best to come in like a lion. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory in effect from 6 p.m. Tuesday through 7 p.m. Wednesday for the Pittsburgh region. Snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches are predicted in the Cranberry area, according to the weather service. The flakes are expected to start late Tuesday afternoon as a mix of rain and snow moves into the area. The most intense snow could fall overnight Tuesday into Wednesday. The weather could cause hazardous travel conditions due to snow-covered streets. Motorists should prepare for limited visibility on the roads. Temperatures will reach a high of 40 degrees Tuesday before dropping to 29 later in the evening, according to the…
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.
Monday, February 11, 2013
National Weather Service issues wind advisory.
You probably noticed this already, but it's windy out there. In fact, it is so windy the National Weather Service issued a wind advisory that is in effect until 3 a.m. Tuesday for western Pennsylvania and surrounding areas. How windy is it? The forecast calls for winds from 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph. The strongest winds are expected through 7 p.m., then gradually will diminish through the evening. Scattered tree and power line damage can be expected, the weather service said on its website. Minor property damage is possible with the highest gusts. A wind advisory means wind gusts greater than 45 mph are expected. Winds that strong can make driving difficult, especially for high-profile vehicles. Like Us on Facebook | Follow Us …
Friday, February 8, 2013
Forecasters say the blizzard could leave up to two feet of snow in parts of New England.
Blizzard warnings are in effect from New York City to coastal Maine as a major winter storm, dubbed "Nemo" by the Weather Channel , moves up the east coast. Up to two feet of snow, damaging winds, and coastal flooding are expected. There are Patch sites throughout Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York and New Hampshire. Click here for coverage from Plymouth, MA, which will face the brunt of the storm. A growing number of outbound flights from the Pittsburgh International Airport, to Newark, New York and Boston, have been cancelled. The National Weather Service says the storm will have no impact on weather in Ross and West View . Here is detailed look at the weekend forecast. Like Us on Facebook | Follow Us on Twitter Check out …
Monday, February 4, 2013
The snow is expected to taper before midnight.
It could be a slippery rush hour Monday. The National Weather Service is predicting a quick moving storm will move through the western Pennsylvania area Monday afternoon and evening. Here is a more detailed look at the forecast. Here's another tool that will come in handy on your commute For a interactive look at road conditions in real time, click on "view larger map" to view the highways in your area. Then, click on the blue camera icon to see live pictures from traffic cameras. Map Legend: Like Us on Facebook | Follow Us on Twitter Check out some of today's other top stories here .
Friday, February 1, 2013
National Weather Service forecasts hazardous travel conditions.
Two Clipper-type systems will mean lots of snow to Western Pennsylvania this weekend, according to the National Weather Service. A winter weather advisory for snow is in effect from 10 a.m. Saturday to 7 p.m. Sunday. The weather service forecasts snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches; those totals could go as high as 6 to 10 inches in the higher ridge elevations. The snow will begin mid-morning Saturday and end Sunday evening, with the heaviest snow coming Saturday afternoon into midday Sunday, NWS states on its website. A winter weather advisory for snow means snowfall will cause travel difficulties—be prepared for snow-covered roads and limited visibility. If you have weather photos, please share them with your neighbors by posting them …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
The watch area includes Allegheny, Butler and Beaver counties.
A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until 4 p.m. Wednesday as a flood advisory for the Ohio River continues, according to the National Weather Service. The thunderstorm watch area includes Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Washington and Westmoreland counties. A watch is issued when conditions are favorable for the development of severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area. A severe thunderstorm by definition is a thunderstorm that produces one inch hail or larger in diameter and/or winds equal or exceed 58 miles an hour. A flood advisory also is in effect for the Ohio River at Pittsburgh. The river at the Point is forecast to rise above 18 feet by Thursday evening, which will flood the …