Light flurries Friday morning will turn into heavier snowfall with 2-to-4 inches expected by Saturday afternoon. Also watch out for slick spots during the Friday morning commute.
Light flurries around dawn Friday are expected to turn into heavier snow later in the afternoon and evening. Dennis Sims, a meteorologist at Air Science Consultants in Bridgeville, expects there to be “off-and-on light snow” during the morning in the South Hills before it gets heavier later in the day. That could bring 2-to-4 inches of snowfall in the area by Saturday afternoon. Some other forecasters are predicting 4-to-6 inches in the Pittsburgh area. “It’s just a matter of trying to time this thing and how it’s going to develop,” Sims said. Sims doesn’t expect more snowfall after that, but whatever is on the ground could remain until Christmas Day. That has Sims dubbing it a “Gray Christmas” this year. “It’s going to be a gray Christmas…
A small snowstorm moving into the Pittsburgh area overnight could cause problems with the Tuesday morning rush hour commute.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Mike Jones
Monday, November 26, 2012
A small snowstorm moving into the Pittsburgh area overnight could cause problems with the Tuesday morning rush hour commute. Western Pennsylvania is expected to receive between a half-inch to just under an inch of snow by the time most people are waking up to head to work. Dennis Sims, a meteorologist at Air Science Consultants in Bridgeville, said light snow is expected to move into the area around 2 a.m. Tuesday and won’t end until just after the morning rush hour. “It should be just enough to make roads and bridge decks slippery,” Sims said of the Tuesday morning commute. “Just enough to be a pain in the butt.” He is anticipating less snow the farther north you go and more snow in the south and east. Sims said the Uniontown area could …