Breaking News - 03/12/2014

Wind Chill Advisory issued March 12 at 6:17PM EDT until March 12 at 11:00PM EDT by NWS

The National Weather Service has issued the following alert:

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO NOON EDT
THURSDAY...
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO 2 INCHES.
* PERIOD OF MOST INTENSE SNOW...THROUGH 800 PM.
* SNOW ENDING...EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.
* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE TO SNOW
COVERED ROADS...REDUCED VIISIBILITIES...AND TEMPERATURES
FALLING BELOW FREEZING CAUSING WIDESPREAD DEVELOPMENT OF ICY
ROADS.
* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.
* WIND CHILLS BETWEEN 15 AND 25 THURSDAY -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 INDICES. THIS COULD RESULT IN FROST
BITE AND HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. IF YOU MUST
VENTURE OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU DRESS PROPERLY.