Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Didn't Phil say it was gonna be an early spring? Because the weather forecast for later this week definitely sounds like winter.
On Monday, it was in the 40s, with plenty of sunshine. Today? Things are gonna look a little different. Rain and snow showers are expected after 2 p.m., with about a half-inch of accumulation possible. After 3 a.m. Wednesday we could see another half-inch of precipitation. Then? "A frontal boundary will push into the area Thursday night into Friday, bringing a wintry mix to the area. Light accumulations of snow and ice area possible with this system," according to a hazardous weather outlook issued by the National Weather Service. For a full weather report, visit the National Weather Service website here.
Monday, February 4, 2013
The snow is expected to taper before midnight.
It could be a slippery rush hour Monday. The National Weather Service is predicting a quick moving storm will move through the western Pennsylvania area Monday afternoon and evening. Here is a more detailed look at the forecast for the Forest Hills-Regent Square area: _______________________ Forest Hills-Regent Square Patch is on Facebook and on Twitter. Don't forget to sign up for our daily email newsletter by clicking here.
Friday, February 1, 2013
National Weather Service forecasts hazardous travel conditions.
Two Clipper-type systems will mean lots of snow to western Pennsylvania this weekend, according to the National Weather Service. A winter weather advisory for snow is in effect from 10 a.m. Saturday to 7 p.m. Sunday. The weather service forecasts snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches; those totals could go as high as 6 to 10 inches in the higher ridge elevations. The snow will begin mid-morning Saturday and end Sunday evening, with the heaviest snow coming Saturday afternoon into midday Sunday, NWS states on its website. A winter weather advisory for snow means snowfall will cause travel difficulties—be prepared for snow-covered roads and limited visibility. If you have weather photos, please share them with your neighbors by posting them …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
The watch area includes Allegheny, Butler and Beaver counties.
A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until 4 p.m. Wednesday as a flood advisory for the Ohio River continues, according to the National Weather Service. The thunderstorm watch area includes Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Washington and Westmoreland counties. A watch is issued when conditions are favorable for the development of severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area. A severe thunderstorm by definition is a thunderstorm that produces one inch hail or larger in diameter and/or winds equal or exceed 58 miles an hour. A flood advisory also is in effect for the Ohio River at Pittsburgh. The river at the Point is forecast to rise above 18 feet by Thursday evening, which will flood the …
Sunday, January 27, 2013
The storm is expected to begin after midnight.
There could be very little rush to the Monday morning rush hour. The National Weather service in Pittsburgh has issued a winter weather advisory from 1 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday for most of Western Pennsylvania, including Ross Township and West View. A mixture of snow, sleet, and freezing rain is expected overnight into Monday morning. Because of a very cold ground and snow pack, roads and sidewalks are expected to be icy. Here is a more detailed look at the forecast: _______________________ Forest Hills-Regent Square Patch is on Facebook and on Twitter. Don't forget to sign up for our daily email newsletter by clicking here.
Friday, January 25, 2013
The snow is falling, and the roads aren't so hot. Use our interactive map to check out roads in and around your neighborhood.
The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh is forecasting several inches of snow Friday afternoon, and road conditions are deteriorating. By late morning, roads around the Forest Hills-Regent Square area were pretty much snow covered. Cars were having trouble on some hills and most secondary roads and PennDOT had still not treated some state roads. Click on "view larger map" for an interactive look at how the roads are where you live. Then click on the blue camera icon to see live pictures from traffic cameras. Map Legend: Let Patch know how the roads are where you live in the comments box below. And add any photos of roads in your neighborhood.
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Also, tips from Allegheny County on dealing with severe winter weather.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Mike Jones
Thursday, January 24
The blast of cold air that has engulfed the Pittsburgh region over the past few days will linger a little longer and is now bringing snow showers. The National Weather Service is forecasting snow in the Pittsburgh area on Thursday morning. There is also a chance of snow Friday afternoon. All the showers could bring 1 to 3 inches before the weekend. The temperatures will remain bitterly cold with lows in the single digits on Thursday and wind chill values below 0. The temperatures will remain frigid Friday and Saturday. Thursday: A chance of snow showers, mainly before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 19. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible. Low around 9. Wind chill values as low as -1. Friday: Snow showers likely, …
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The cold temperatures will delay the start of school.
Two days, two hours, too cold! Woodland Hills School District will have its second two-hour delay of the week on Wednesday, Jan. 23. The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory, which remains in effect until 11 a.m. Wednesday. Wind chill values will range from 10 to 15 below zero from Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. Temperatures will range from the single digits to near zero. A wind chill advisory means that very cold air and strong wind will produce low wind chill incides. If you venture outdoors, make sure you dress properly. Frost bite and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken. _______________________ "Like" Patch on Facebook. | Follow us on Twitter. | Sign up for our daily email newsletter.
Monday, January 21, 2013
You better bundle up this week as bitterly cold temperatures are expected to move into Pittsburgh. There is also a chance of snow Monday and Tuesday in the Forest Hills-Regent Square area.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Mike Jones
Monday, January 21
You better bundle up this week as bitterly cold temperatures are expected to move into the Pittsburgh area. Dennis Sims, a meteorologist at Air Science Consultants in Bridgeville, told Patch last week that he expected the bitter temperatures to arrive in the Pittsburgh area on Tuesday. Sims said the middle of the week would have lows in single digits and highs in the teens. That forecast was backed up by the National Weather Service in Pittsburgh. Meteorologists there are also forecasting 1 to 3 inches of snow on Monday with a slight chance of snow Tuesday. Look below to see a more detailed forecast… Monday: Snow. High near 24. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible. Low around 7. Wind chill …
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
A winter weather advisory has been issued for our area.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Allegheny County—Forest Hills-Regent Square area included—beginning Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. Snow, sleet and freezing rain are expected in our area, and the advisory is in effect from 7 p.m. Tuesday until 10 a.m. Wednesday. Accumulations of 1 to 2 inches of snow, along with a light glaze from freezing rain is expected. The weather could cause hazardous travel conditions due to snow, sleet and ice-covered roads. Motorists should use caution. Here's a look at the forecast for Forest Hills, Edgewood, Swissvale and surrounding communities: _______________________ "Like" Patch on Facebook. | Follow us on Twitter. | Sign up for our daily email newsletter.