*** Widespread Light Snow Wednesday Afternoon – Evening *** A clipper system will spread light snow to most of the region starting Wednesday afternoon in eastern Ohio then spreading east into western PA around dusk. Light snow will continue through the evening hours before tapering off in the early morning hours. The commute home from work Wednesday WILL be impacted along with any evening events. For the latest information, visit our winter page at weather.gov/pittsburgh/winter Advertisements

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*** Widespread Light Snow Wednesday Afternoon – Evening *** A clipper system will spread light snow to most of the region starting Wednesday afternoon in eastern Ohio then spreading east into western PA around dusk. Light snow will continue through the evening hours before tapering off in the early morning hours. The commute home from work Wednesday WILL be impacted along with any evening events. For the latest information, visit our winter page at weather.gov/pittsburgh/winter Advertisements

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PennDOT is warning motorists to be prepared for the snow storm that is threatening Western Pennsylvania throughout Wednesday afternoon. Heavy snow is expected to fall on Route 422 and north to Lake Erie. Heavy lake effect snow is expected. Officials at PennDOT have issued tips for drivers to follow Incase a prolonged exposure during a snow storm impacts your travels. *Carry spare blankets and coats inside of your vehicle. Keep them clean and dry! *Be sure to pack liquid water, and do not let it freeze. *Charge your cell phone and carry a spare charger inside of your glove box. *If possible, purchase a jump starter pack for $60 or less!

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PennDOT is warning motorists to be prepared for the snow storm that is threatening Western Pennsylvania throughout Wednesday afternoon. Heavy snow is expected to fall on Route 422 and north to Lake Erie. Heavy lake effect snow is expected. Officials at PennDOT have issued tips for drivers to follow Incase a prolonged exposure during a snow storm impacts your travels. *Carry spare blankets and coats inside of your vehicle. Keep them clean and dry! *Be sure to pack liquid water, and do not let it freeze. *Charge your cell phone and carry a spare charger inside of your glove box. *If possible, purchase a jump starter pack for $60 or less!

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Issuing Office: Pittsburgh Source: National.Weather.Service 1:32pm EST, Sun Dec 10 … WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON… * WHAT… HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW POSSIBLE. PLAN ON DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS, INCLUDING DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE ON TUESDAY. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS IN EXCESS OF 6 INCHES, WITH LOCALIZED HIGHER AMOUNTS, ARE POSSIBLE. * WHERE… MERCER, VENANGO, FOREST, CLARION AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES. * WHEN… FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS… SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN VISIBILITY ARE POSSIBLE. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A WINTER STORM WATCH FOR HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR A LARGE AMOUNT OF SNOW IN ONLY A FEW HOURS. VISIBILITIES AND

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Issuing Office: Pittsburgh Source: National.Weather.Service 1:32pm EST, Sun Dec 10 … WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON… * WHAT… HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW POSSIBLE. PLAN ON DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS, INCLUDING DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE ON TUESDAY. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS IN EXCESS OF 6 INCHES, WITH LOCALIZED HIGHER AMOUNTS, ARE POSSIBLE. * WHERE… MERCER, VENANGO, FOREST, CLARION AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES. * WHEN… FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS… SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN VISIBILITY ARE POSSIBLE. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A WINTER STORM WATCH FOR HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR A LARGE AMOUNT OF SNOW IN ONLY A FEW HOURS. VISIBILITIES AND

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Pennsylvania residents will be chilled to the bone as temperatures will drop to nearly 20-degrees! Scientists have been studying climate change, along with “polar vortexes” for several years. AccuWeather has predicted a harsh winter for the region, with freelance meteorologists projecting over 60″ of snow throughout the 2017-2018 winter. Tonight Temperatures will stay at 30-degrees of above, with partly cloudy skies. Wednesday Temperatures will drop to the low-20’s with partly cloudy skies. Thursday Temperatures will drop to the mid-20’s with partly cloudy skies. Friday A sunny day will be one of the final warm days, with a high of 46-degrees and a low of 36-degrees. Saturday A wet and cold day

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Pennsylvania residents will be chilled to the bone as temperatures will drop to nearly 20-degrees! Scientists have been studying climate change, along with “polar vortexes” for several years. AccuWeather has predicted a harsh winter for the region, with freelance meteorologists projecting over 60″ of snow throughout the 2017-2018 winter. Tonight Temperatures will stay at 30-degrees of above, with partly cloudy skies. Wednesday Temperatures will drop to the low-20’s with partly cloudy skies. Thursday Temperatures will drop to the mid-20’s with partly cloudy skies. Friday A sunny day will be one of the final warm days, with a high of 46-degrees and a low of 36-degrees. Saturday A wet and cold day

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Following mild, wet weather to end this week, progressively colder air will unleash rounds of heavy lake-effect snow from the Upper Midwest to the interior Northeast for travel during the week of Thanksgiving. Travel delays related to wind and/or snow are likely in parts of the midwestern and eastern United States. “We expect two major pushes of cold air into the eastern half of U.S. during the week of Thanksgiving,” according to AccuWeather Long-Range Meteorologist Evan Duffey. The weather pattern is giving mixed signals as to whether a storm will bring rain and snow to the East during the transition to the cold weather. However, a certainty will be the consequences

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Following mild, wet weather to end this week, progressively colder air will unleash rounds of heavy lake-effect snow from the Upper Midwest to the interior Northeast for travel during the week of Thanksgiving. Travel delays related to wind and/or snow are likely in parts of the midwestern and eastern United States. “We expect two major pushes of cold air into the eastern half of U.S. during the week of Thanksgiving,” according to AccuWeather Long-Range Meteorologist Evan Duffey. The weather pattern is giving mixed signals as to whether a storm will bring rain and snow to the East during the transition to the cold weather. However, a certainty will be the consequences

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A powerful coastal storm with strong winds and heavy rain will impact the east coast beginning later this weekend, potentially resulting in tree damage, power outages, and flooding. A wind event is possible Sunday or Monday according to the National Weather Service. This storm system will also receive an injection of moisture and energy from Tropical Depression eighteen in the western Caribbean. The National Weather Service in Boston has stated that this is an unusual and strong, potentially dangerous storm system for late October. In general, this east coast storm will be quick moving as it rushes northward this weekend into Monday. The storm timing is as follows: Saturday: Tropical moisture from

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A powerful coastal storm with strong winds and heavy rain will impact the east coast beginning later this weekend, potentially resulting in tree damage, power outages, and flooding. A wind event is possible Sunday or Monday according to the National Weather Service. This storm system will also receive an injection of moisture and energy from Tropical Depression eighteen in the western Caribbean. The National Weather Service in Boston has stated that this is an unusual and strong, potentially dangerous storm system for late October. In general, this east coast storm will be quick moving as it rushes northward this weekend into Monday. The storm timing is as follows: Saturday: Tropical moisture from

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A storm with tropical origins will bring the potential for flooding and damaging winds along the East coast spanning Saturday into Monday. An area of showers and thunderstorms continued to gather along the coasts of Nicaragua and Honduras late this week. The storm will accelerate northward on a path that roughly parallels the southern Atlantic coast of the US on Sunday, prior to moving northward across New England Sunday night and Monday. As the storm continues to gather moisture and strength, locally severe thunderstorms may accompany torrential downpours in southeastern and central Florida and the northwestern Bahamas on Saturday and Saturday night. How strong the storm becomes will determine the severity

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A storm with tropical origins will bring the potential for flooding and damaging winds along the East coast spanning Saturday into Monday. An area of showers and thunderstorms continued to gather along the coasts of Nicaragua and Honduras late this week. The storm will accelerate northward on a path that roughly parallels the southern Atlantic coast of the US on Sunday, prior to moving northward across New England Sunday night and Monday. As the storm continues to gather moisture and strength, locally severe thunderstorms may accompany torrential downpours in southeastern and central Florida and the northwestern Bahamas on Saturday and Saturday night. How strong the storm becomes will determine the severity

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Some chilly winter weather is in store for the Northeast and mid-Atlantic, with January threatening to bring the coldest air of the season. For most of both regions, this will translate to an above-normal snow season. New York City and Boston, Massachusetts, may be the exceptions to this, with early predictions calling for 6 inches of snowfall or more above normal in both cities. Areas prone to lake-effect snow will also see high totals, including Cleveland, Ohio; Erie, Pennsylvania; and Buffalo, New York. The Northeast and mid-Atlantic aren’t the only ones who will feel the cold blast of this winter’s La Nina. Arctic blasts are set to freeze the northern Plains this winter

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Some chilly winter weather is in store for the Northeast and mid-Atlantic, with January threatening to bring the coldest air of the season. For most of both regions, this will translate to an above-normal snow season. New York City and Boston, Massachusetts, may be the exceptions to this, with early predictions calling for 6 inches of snowfall or more above normal in both cities. Areas prone to lake-effect snow will also see high totals, including Cleveland, Ohio; Erie, Pennsylvania; and Buffalo, New York. The Northeast and mid-Atlantic aren’t the only ones who will feel the cold blast of this winter’s La Nina. Arctic blasts are set to freeze the northern Plains this winter

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As many as 17 active fires have charred over 221,000 acres in California, according to Cal Fire. Fire crews have been called upon from other states to help battle the blazes. The wildfires have taken the lives of at least 32 people and have left tens of thousands homeless. Increasing dry, wind gusts may hinder the containment of the fires, the gustiest winds will likely occur between Friday night and Saturday across Northern California. “Winds of 15-30 mph will be enough to rapidly spread any fires that develop and those that are ongoing [in northern California],” Vido said. “Gusts between 35 and 50 mph will be possible at higher elevations.” While gusty winds from

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As many as 17 active fires have charred over 221,000 acres in California, according to Cal Fire. Fire crews have been called upon from other states to help battle the blazes. The wildfires have taken the lives of at least 32 people and have left tens of thousands homeless. Increasing dry, wind gusts may hinder the containment of the fires, the gustiest winds will likely occur between Friday night and Saturday across Northern California. “Winds of 15-30 mph will be enough to rapidly spread any fires that develop and those that are ongoing [in northern California],” Vido said. “Gusts between 35 and 50 mph will be possible at higher elevations.” While gusty winds from

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With Tropical Storm Nate poised to reach Pennsylvania, questions remain about the impact in our state. PennLive is providing live updates on the latest forecasts and predictions about Nate’s track and how much rain it will bring. Our coverage below includes interviews with meteorologists, historical context, weather models and more. 8:20 p.m. Saturday: Nate makes landfall Hurricane Nate has made landfall at the mouth of the Mississippi River, according to the Associated Press. The National Hurricane Center indicated that as of 7 p.m. Central Daylight Time, the storm had sustained winds of 85 mph and was moving north at 20 mph. 7:09 p.m. Saturday: Waterspout spotted off of Alabama coast as

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With Tropical Storm Nate poised to reach Pennsylvania, questions remain about the impact in our state. PennLive is providing live updates on the latest forecasts and predictions about Nate’s track and how much rain it will bring. Our coverage below includes interviews with meteorologists, historical context, weather models and more. 8:20 p.m. Saturday: Nate makes landfall Hurricane Nate has made landfall at the mouth of the Mississippi River, according to the Associated Press. The National Hurricane Center indicated that as of 7 p.m. Central Daylight Time, the storm had sustained winds of 85 mph and was moving north at 20 mph. 7:09 p.m. Saturday: Waterspout spotted off of Alabama coast as

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