Breaking News - 10/31/2012

Blizzard Warning issued October 31 at 12:14AM EDT until October 31 at 6:00PM EDT by NWS

The National Weather Service has issued the following alert:

...ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL AND HIGH WIND EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR
THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS...
.POST-TROPICAL STORM SANDY WILL CONTINUE TO BRING SNOW TO HIGHER
ELEVATIONS.
...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...
* ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW.
* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.
* VISIBILITIES...LESS THAN ONE-HALF MILE AT TIMES.
* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 30S.
* TIMING...OCCASIONALLY HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT. SNOW
WILL CONTINUE THROUGH AT LEAST WEDNESDAY.
* IMPACTS...EXTREMELY DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. HEAVY WET
SNOW WILL DOWN POWER LINES AND TREE LIMBS. ROADS MAY BECOME
IMPASSABLE.

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. TRAVEL IS HIGHLY DISCOURAGED. IF YOU MUST
TRAVEL...KEEP A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET
STRANDED...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE.
REPORT SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY
CALLING 412-262-2170 OR BY POSTING TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE PITTSBURGH FACEBOOK PAGE.