Breaking News - 01/26/2014

Wind Chill Advisory issued January 26 at 11:52PM EST until January 27 at 7:00PM EST by NWS

The National Weather Service has issued the following alert:

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 7 PM EST
MONDAY...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON MONDAY TO
MIDNIGHT EST MONDAY NIGHT...
...WIND CHILL WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES.
* SNOW BEGINNING...EARLY MORNING HOURS.
* PERIOD OF HEAVIEST SNOW...5 AM TO NOON.
* SNOW ENDING...MONDAY EVENING.
* WINDS...SOUTHWEST TURNING NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 WITH GUSTS UP TO 50
MPH FOR A FEW HOURS WITH THE WIND SHIFT.
* VISIBILITIES...WELL BELOW ONE QUARTER OF A MILE WITH THE COLD
FRONTAL PASSAGE THROUGH THE AREA AROUND 5 TO 7 AM...THIS MAY
RESULT IN NEAR BLIZZARD CONDITIONS. REDUCED VISIBILITIES IN SNOW
AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO THE AFTERNOON.
* TEMPERATURES...FALLING TO AROUND 12 BELOW MONDAY NIGHT.
* WIND CHILL...FALLING BELOW 10 BELOW THIS AFTERNOON...AND AS LOW
AS 33 BELOW OVERNIGHT MONDAY NIGHT.
* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.
* IMPACTS...FROST BITE AND HYPOTHERMIA ARE POSSIBLE IF PRECAUTIONS
ARE NOT TAKEN. HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE TO
SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...FALLING TEMPERATURES AND STRONG WINDS.
* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE TO
FALLING TEMPERATURES AND A BRIEF PERIOD OF STRONG WINDS...HEAVY
SNOW AND NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY.

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 INDICES. THIS COULD RESULT IN FROST
BITE AND HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. IF YOU MUST
VENTURE OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU DRESS PROPERLY.
A WIND CHILL WATCH MEANS THE THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A
COMBINATION OF VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS TO CREATE
DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILL VALUES. MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS
AND WARNINGS FOR UPDATES ON THIS SITUATION.