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Updated Winter Weather Advisory: 2-5 Inches of Snow, High Winds Expected Through Saturday

The National Weather Service issued the advisory for Allegheny, Butler, Beaver and other counties in the region.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for snow and blowing snow and warns that travel will be difficult because of slippery roads and reduced visibility.

The advisory is in effect through 7 p.m. Saturday for Allegheny, Butler, Beaver and other counties in the Pittsburgh metropolitan region as well as Ohio and West Virginia.

About 2 to 5 inches of snow is expected to accumulate. Strong winds will cause snow to blow and drift.

Travel will be difficult because of reduced visibility and snow drifting over roads. Winds are expected to gust up to 40 mph and temperatures will fall into the upper 20s.

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Matthew Palley December 20, 2012 at 09:58 PM
I will believe it when I see it.
Nina Lyons December 21, 2012 at 05:56 AM
I always think these predictions are put out there so Giant Eagle can make some extra money... Not believing it till it happens. :)
B Graham December 21, 2012 at 06:17 PM
I never understand the mad dash to the grocery store. It MIGHT be one (1/2 realistically) day til the roads are plowed and salted. What? You don't have enough bread/milk/toilet paper for one day?

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