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.
Saturday, November 3, 2012
The New York Red Cross offers ways that you can help those devastated by the storm.
The American Red Cross in Greater New York has provided the following information with suggestions for helping those affected by Hurricane Sandy. _______________________ 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.
Monday, October 29, 2012
From our storm central to our mobile versions, Patch's network in western Pennsylvania has you covered during Hurricane Sandy.
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Monday, October 29, 2012
With Hurricane Sandy set to strike this week, your Patch team in western Pennsylvania will be working to bring you every bit of Sandy news. Here are six ways to get the most out of Patch during the storm. 1. Follow our storm central. We'll be on top of Sandy-related issues and developments relevant to you and your family via news, photos, videos, Facebook and Twitter. If you haven't already, sign up for our newsletter to get breaking news and weather alerts. 2. Get the app. If the power goes out, your smartphone may end up being your only tool for getting the info on what’s going on in your community. Click here to get the Patch app for free on iTunes. Not only can you use it read news, but you can post photos and videos as well. Don't …
Friday, October 26, 2012
Here's what in store for us weather-wise this weekend and next week.
Did you enjoy a day of Capri pants, flip-flops and short-sleeved shirts? We hope so—because the National Weather Service’s outlook for the next few days looks far less sunny (both figuratively and literally). What’s on tap for this weekend? Showers, for starts on Saturday. Like, an 80 percent chance of them. The National Weather Service website also indicates that the high will be near 51 degrees today with possible precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch. The temperature is expected to dip to 41 degrees overnight. Sunday is expected to start a little warmer—48 degrees. But the National Weather Service said to expect more of the wet stuff. Then Sunday is when things might start getting dicey. Rain is likely before 2 a.…
Saturday, June 2, 2012
Visitors to opening day at the Forest Hills Farmers Market got a little rain with their bread, meat, sauce and veggies.
My son and I had been looking forward to visiting the Forest Hills Farmers Market since our last trip in the fall. So, of course, when we saw opening day was Friday, it was added to our nearly full calendar of "things to do." There was a slight drizzle about a half hour into opening day on Friday afternoon but we decided to take a chance and left the umbrellas behind. We realized our mistake as we paid for our asparagus and basil. That's when the deluge-that-wouldn't-stop happened. As the Wood Street Bakery seller tried to keep his breads from becoming sponges and the Sand Hill Berries staff attempted to protect their pies, Mother Nature brought a soaking rain down among the approximately 10 vendors and their customers gathered for their …