Breaking News - 03/18/2013

Winter Storm Warning issued March 18 at 6:57AM EDT until March 18 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS

The National Weather Service has issued the following alert:

...A WINTRY MIX OF PRECIPITATION WILL AFFECT THE REGION TODAY...
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...
* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...ONE TENTH TO ONE THIRD OF AN INCH.
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO LOCALLY 6 INCHES.
* PERIOD OF MOST INTENSE SNOW AND ICE...THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON.
* SNOW AND ICE ENDING...THIS EVENING.
* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE TO
ACCUMULATION OF A WINTRY MIX OF SNOW...SLEET...AND ICE.
* WIND...SOUTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

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.