Breaking News - 03/04/2013

Winter Storm Warning issued March 04 at 2:50PM EST until March 06 at 7:00PM EST by NWS

The National Weather Service has issued the following alert:

...HEAVY SNOW FOR TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY...
...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM TUESDAY TO 7 PM EST
WEDNESDAY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM
TUESDAY TO 7 PM EST WEDNESDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER
IN EFFECT.
* HAZARD TYPE...HEAVY WET SNOW.
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 14 INCHES.
* SNOW BEGINNING...LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON.
* PERIOD OF MOST INTENSE SNOW...10PM TUESDAY TO 10AM WEDNESDAY.
* SNOW ENDING...WEDNESDAY EVENING.
* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE TO
REDUCED VISIBILITY AND SNOW ACCUMULATION.
* WINDS...NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE TO
REDUCED VISIBILITY AND SNOW ACCUMULATION.
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.
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