Breaking News - 12/24/2012

Freezing Rain Advisory issued December 24 at 9:28PM EST until December 25 at 12:00AM EST by NWS

The National Weather Service has issued the following alert:

...FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST
TONIGHT...
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING
THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
* HAZARD TYPE...FREEZING DRIZZLE THROUGH MIDNIGHT. FREEZING RAIN
AND SNOW ON WEDNESDAY.
* ICE ACCUMULATION...LESS THAN ONE-TENTH INCH THROUGH MIDNIGHT.
POTENTIAL ON WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT FOR AT LEAST ONE-
QUARTER INCH OF ICE.
* TIMING...LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE CAN BE EXPECTED THROUGH
MIDNIGHT. FREEZING RAIN IS EXPECTED BEGINNING AFTER MIDNIGHT
TUESDAY NIGHT AND MAY CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING BEFORE
CHANGING TO SNOW.
* IMPACTS...UNTREATED PAVEMENTS CAN BECOME ICY...MAKING WALKING
OR DRIVING HAZARDOUS...ESPECIALLY IN VALLEYS.
* TEMPERATURES...AROUND 30 DEGREES.

A FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY MEANS THAT FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE
TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR ICY SURFACES AND USE CAUTION
WHILE DRIVING. REPORT ICE ACCUMULATION TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE BY CALLING 412-262-1988...POSTING TO THE NWS PITTSBURGH
FACEBOOK PAGE...OR USING TWITTER @NWSPITTSBURGH.
A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THAT SNOW OR ICE ACCUMULATION MAY
SEVERELY IMPACT TRAVEL. PREPARE FOR WINTER WEATHER AND MONITOR
THE LATEST FORECASTS VIA THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOMEPAGE...
NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR OTHER NEWS MEDIA.