Friday, February 1, 2013
The National Weather Service is forecasting 4 to 6 inches in the Pittsburgh area this weekend.
Two Clipper-type systems will mean lots of snow in 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 …
Sunday, January 27, 2013
A storm that could bring snow and freezing rain is expected to hit the area shortly after midnight Monday.
The Monday morning rush hour is shaping up to be troublesome with a storm that could bring snow and freezing rain to the South Hills of Pittsburgh. The National Weather service in Pittsburgh has issued a winter weather advisory from 1 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday for most of western Pennsylvania. A mixture of snow, sleet, and freezing rain is expected overnight into Monday morning. Because very cold ground and snow pack, roads and sidewalks are expected to be icy. This storm comes just a few days after the South Hills were hit with about 5 inches of snow Friday and Saturday. The storm caused numerous traffic accidents and delays around the area. Here is a more detailed look at the forecast:
Saturday, January 26, 2013
A snowstorm that blew through the Pittsburgh area Friday caused numerous car accidents and backed up traffic on major highways and local roads.
A snowstorm that blew through the Pittsburgh area Friday caused numerous car accidents and backed up traffic on major highways and local roads. The snow began falling in the Bridgeville area shortly after 9 a.m. and quickly covered most roads. Road conditions around the South Hills of Pittsburgh quickly deteriorated as snow blanketed western Pennsylvania. The National Weather Service recorded 4.2 inches of snow in the Bridgeville area. CV officials announced that all evening activities would be canceled Friday night. Also, the high school dismissed students a little bit earlier than usual to help the other school buses run on time. Police briefly shut down Hilltop Road in Collier Township near Nike Site after a car accident around 11:45 a.…
Friday, January 4, 2013
Collier Township had problems with some of its plow trucks during the snowy weather last weekend.
Collier Township had problems with some of its plow trucks at the worst time of the year. Two plows broke during the snowy weather last weekend and another truck sustained significant mechanical problems, township officials said. The plows had to be removed from the two trucks because they were no longer functioning, but the trucks were still able to salt the roads during the winter storm that hit the region on Dec. 29. There were several other plows working during the snowstorm. The other truck, however, had some sort of mechanical that caused about $10,000 worth of damage, township Manager Sal Siraballa said. “We got hit this year,” Sirabella said. The township is now looking to replace the two plows. It’s not known when they’ll purchase…
Saturday, October 29, 2011
Check out our photo gallery of this unusually early snow storm!
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Saturday, October 29, 2011
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