Breaking News - 01/02/2014

Winter Weather Advisory issued January 02 at 3:18PM EST until January 03 at 7:00AM EST by NWS

The National Weather Service has issued the following alert:

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST FRIDAY...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
TO NOON EST FRIDAY...
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 5 INCHES.
* SNOW BEGINNING...BY MID AFTERNOON.
* PERIOD OF MOST INTENSE SNOW...THROUGH 10 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 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.
* WIND CHILL...AS LOW 15 TO 20 BELOW DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN THE
SINGLE DIGITS TONIGHT...AND NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH
GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.
* TIMING...LATE THIS 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.