Advisory Upgraded to Winter Storm Warning: Forecasters Increase Snow Predictions
The storm that will hit the Forest Hills-Regent Square area is expected to begin as a mixture of rain and snow before turning to all snow overnight.
Forecasters say snow will accumulate 5 to 8 inches before the storm ends Wednesday afternoon. The period of most intense snow will be between midnight Tuesday and 8 a.m. Wednesday.
The South Hills of Pittsburgh and other areas south and east of the city could get up to 8 inches. Even heavier snow is expected to fall in the Laurel Highlands of Fayette, Westmoreland and Somerset counties. Neighborhoods west of Pittsburgh are expected to get a little bit less.
The weather is expected to arrive late Tuesday afternoon as a mix of rain and snow before intensifying overnight. The snow is expected to continue until Wednesday afternoon, according to the weather service.
A storm warning means that snowfall will make travel dangerous, according to the weather service, and drivers are urged to use extreme caution if they must go out.
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