Breaking News - 12/26/2012

Winter Storm Warning issued December 26 at 8:58PM EST until December 27 at 6:00AM EST by NWS

The National Weather Service has issued the following alert:

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST
THURSDAY...
* ICE ACCUMULATION...ONE TO TWO TENTHS OF AN INCH OF ICE
ACCUMULATION IS POSSIBLE.
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS 4 TO 8 INCHES.
* HAZARD TYPE...CONTINUED SNOW AND POSSIBLE FREEZING DRIZZLE.
* TIMING...SNOW CAN CAUSE AN ADDITIONAL 1 OR 2 INCHES OF SNOW
OVERNIGHT.
* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.
* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 20S.
* IMPACTS...TREACHEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. THE WEIGHT OF THE SNOW
AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS...COMBINED WITH GUSTY WINDS...COULD KNOCK
DOWN SOME TREE LIMBS AND POWER LINES. VISIBILITY CAN BE REDUCED
BY SNOWFALL AND FREEZING DRIZZLE.

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS THAT SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE WILL MAKE
TRAVEL HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. REPORT SNOW OR ICE ACCUMULATION
TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY CALLING...412-262-1988...
POSTING TO THE NWS PITTSBURGH FACEBOOK PAGE...OR USING TWITTER
@NWSPITTSBURGH.