The weather service has issued a winter weather advisory for the Pittsburgh area Friday morning.
Expect freezing rain and ice accumulations of about a tenth of an inch on Friday. The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for Peters Township 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.
Meteorologists are tracking a small snowstorm coming into western Pennsylvania that will bring about an inch of snow to the Peters Township area by Wednesday morning.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Mike Jones
Tuesday, January 15
Meteorologists are tracking a small snowstorm coming into western Pennsylvania that will bring about an inch of snow to the Peters Township area by Wednesday morning. Dennis Sims, a meteorologist at Air Science Consultants in Bridgeville, expects a “wet snow” to move into the South Hills of Pittsburgh around 10 p.m. Tuesday before it changes over to sleet overnight. “It will for some slippery travel later tonight,” Sims said. Temperatures are expected to hover around 30 degrees overnight before the sleet changes over to rain Wednesday morning. Sims said they expect about an inch of accumulations, which could bring some slippery spots during the morning commute, but “no major problems.” The higher elevations of the Laurel Highlands in …