Breaking News - 02/20/2013

Special Weather Statement issued February 20 at 1:25PM EST by NWS

The National Weather Service has issued the following alert:

...BRIEF WHITE-OUT CONDITIONS POSSIBLE IN SNOW SHOWERS THIS
AFTERNOON...
RADAR SHOWS NUMEROUS BANDS OF SNOW SHOWERS ACROSS THE DISTRICT. THE
SNOW SHOWERS MAY BRIEFLY CAUSE WHITE-OUT CONDITIONS THROUGH THE
AFTERNOON. VISIBILITY COULD DROP TO NEAR ZERO IN THE HEAVIER SNOW
SHOWERS. THE MOST INTENSE BANDS COULD BRING A QUICK INCH OF SNOW
ACCUMULATION IN LESS THAN ONE HOUR AND MAKE UNTREATED ROADS SNOW
COVERED AND SLIPPERY. MOTORISTS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION AND BE ALERT
FOR SLIPPERY ROADS.
PLEASE REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER BY CALLING...412-262-1988...POSTING
TO THE NWS PITTSBURGH FACEBOOK PAGE...OR USING TWITTER
@NWSPITTSBURGH.