Winter Storm Warning: Updated Forecast for Ross & West View

The heaviest of the snow is expected to taper off Wednesday evening.

The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh  has issued a winter storm warning for a wide portion of Western Pennsylvania, including Ross  and West View until 6 a.m. Thursday.

  • Heavy snow, sleet and freezing rain mixing at times through Wednesday.
  • A total of 3 to 6 inches is expected before the storm ends.
  • Heavy snow will taper off in intensity by late Wedesday afternoon.

Here is the latest forecast:

  • Rest of Wednesday: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. High near 32. East wind 10 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
  • Tonight: Snow, freezing rain, and sleet before 1am, then snow likely, possibly mixed with freezing drizzle. Low around 26. Northeast wind 7 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Thursday: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 32. Northwest wind 13 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
  • Thursday Night: Cloudy, with a low around 23. West wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

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Nancy Jo Franke Cannon December 26, 2012 at 04:21 PM
Thanks for the updates! Really appreciate them. Merry Christmas!!
Richard Cook December 26, 2012 at 04:25 PM
Same to you Nancy Jo!


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