Breaking News - 12/20/2012

Winter Storm Warning issued December 20 at 10:09AM EST until December 22 at 7:00PM EST by NWS

The National Weather Service has issued the following alert:

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM FRIDAY TO 7 PM
EST SATURDAY...
* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.
* ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 14 INCHES OF SNOW.
* TIMING...LATE TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY.
* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS WILL CAUSE BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW
AND NEAR BLIZZARD CONDITIONS AT TIMES.
* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.
* VISIBILITIES...LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE AT TIMES IN SNOW AND
BLOWING SNOW.

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW MEANS THAT HEAVY SNOWFALL WILL
MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUT AT ALL...USE
EXTREME CAUTION. REPORT SNOW ACCUMULATION TO THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE BY CALLING...412-262-1988...POSTING TO THE NWS
PITTSBURGH FACEBOOK PAGE...OR USING TWITTER @NWSPITTSBURGH.