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Morning Weather Advisory Posted For Mountains

December 18th, 2016 by WCBC Radio

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FLASH FREEZING AND FREEZING RAIN...WHICH IS
IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY.

* LOCATIONS...SOUTHWEST PENNSYLVANIA...EASTERN OHIO...NORTHERN
  WEST VIRGINIA...AND EXTREME WESTERN MARYLAND.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...A LIGHT GLAZE IN ADDITION TO RE-FREEZING OF
  RESIDUAL MOISTURE ON ROADWAYS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO 1 INCH COULD OCCUR ON THE BACK EDGE
  OF THE PRECIPITATION THIS MORNING.

* TIMING...FREEZING RAIN WILL OCCUR BRIEFLY THIS MORNING...BUT
  SURFACE TEMPERATURES WILL DROP THROUGH THE DAY. HAZARDOUS
  DRIVING CONDITIONS SHOULD LINGER THROUGH THE MORNING.

* IMPACTS...FREEZING RAIN ALONG WITH RAPIDLY DROPPING
  TEMPERATURES WILL CREATE VERY SLICK ROAD CONDITIONS THIS
  MORNING.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREEZING RAIN AND RE-FREEZING MEANS
PERIODS OF FREEZING RAIN ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

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