Breaking News - 01/20/2014

Winter Storm Warning issued January 20 at 5:53PM EST until January 21 at 10:00PM EST by NWS

The National Weather Service has issued the following alert:

...ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL TONIGHT AND TUESDAY...
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 10 PM EST
TUESDAY...
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 8 INCHES IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS...AND
6 TO 10 INCHES IN THE RIDGES.
* SNOW BEGINNING...BEFORE DAWN TUESDAY.
* PERIOD OF MOST INTENSE SNOW...TUESDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
* SNOW ENDING...TUESDAY EVENING.
* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE TO
REDUCED VISIBILITY AND SNOW ACCUMULATION.
* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH...TURNING
NORTHWEST LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON.
* 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.