Breaking News - 12/29/2012

Winter Weather Advisory issued December 29 at 7:39AM EST until December 29 at 3:00PM EST by NWS

The National Weather Service has issued the following alert:

...LOW PRESSURE WILL BRING SNOW TO THE AREA TODAY.
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...
* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW
* ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW.
* TIMING...LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO FALL INTO THE
AFTERNOON.
* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE TO
SLIPPERY SNOW COVERED ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY. SNOW IS
PARTICULARLY SLIPPERY TODAY BECAUSE TEMPERATURES ARE CLOSE TO
FREEZING...RESULTING IN ICE FORMING AS SNOW GETS COMPACTED BY
TRAFFIC AND UNDER FOOT.
* WINDS...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT SNOWFALL WILL CAUSE
TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. REPORT SNOW ACCUMULATION TO THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE BY CALLING...412-262-1988...POSTING TO THE NWS
PITTSBURGH FACEBOOK PAGE...OR USING TWITTER @NWSPITTSBURGH.