Breaking News - 01/02/2014

Winter Weather Advisory issued January 02 at 1:40AM EST until January 03 at 12:00AM EST by NWS

The National Weather Service has issued the following alert:

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO
MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
TO NOON EST FRIDAY...
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 5 INCHES.
* SNOW BEGINNING...8 AM TO 10 AM.
* PERIOD OF MOST INTENSE SNOW...2 PM TO 11 PM.
* SNOW ENDING...FRIDAY MORNING.
* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE TO SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY DUE TO BLOWING SNOW
TONIGHT.
* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
* WIND CHILL...AS LOW AS 19 BELOW DUE TO TEMPERATURES 2 TO 27
ABOVE...AND WINDS NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30
MPH.
* TIMING...LATE THURSDAY EVENING INTO FRIDAY MORNING.
* IMPACTS...FROST BITE AND HYPOTHERMIA ARE POSSIBLE IF
PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
TRAVELING WILL BE INHIBITED DUE TO SLIPPERY ROADS AND REDUCED
VISIBILITY. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING AND REPORT SNOW
ACCUMULATION TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY CALLING 412-262-
1988...POSTING TO THE NWS PITTSBURGH FACEBOOK PAGE...OR USING
TWITTER @NWSPITTSBURGH.
A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WIND
WILL PRODUCE LOW WIND CHILL VALUES. THIS COULD RESULT IN FROST
BITE AND HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. IF YOU MUST
VENTURE OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU DRESS PROPERLY.