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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
1045 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

PAZ007>009-013>016-022-023-012345-
/O.CON.KPBZ.WW.Y.0018.000000T0000Z-150302T1200Z/
MERCER-VENANGO-FOREST-LAWRENCE-BUTLER-CLARION-JEFFERSON PA-
ARMSTRONG-INDIANA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GROVE CITY...FRANKLIN...TIONESTA...
NEW CASTLE...BUTLER...CLARION...BROOKVILLE...KITTANNING...INDIANA
1045 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM
EST MONDAY...

* TOTAL SNOWFALL SINCE LAST NIGHT...ENDING MONDAY MORNING...IS
  EXPECTED TO RANGE BETWEEN 6 TO 8 INCHES.

* SNOW INTENSITY...A STEADY LIGHT SNOW IS EXPECTED FOR TODAY INTO
  THE EVENING HOURS...WITH OCCASIONAL PERIODS OF MODERATE SNOW
  REDUCING VISIBILITIES TO 1/2 MILE AT TIMES. THERE MAY BE A BREAK
  OR LULL IN THE SNOWFALL LATE THIS MORNING INTO THE VERY EARLY
  AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ENDING...SNOW WILL TAPER OFF AFTER MIDNIGHT.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE TO SNOW
  ACCUMULATION. ADDITIONALLY...THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO BECOME VERY
  WET AND HEAVY. PERSONS SHOVELING SHOULD USE EXTREME CAUTION AND
  TAKE FREQUENT BREAKS TO AVOID INJURY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT SNOWFALL WILL CAUSE
TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS. REPORT
SNOW ACCUMULATION TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY CALLING 412-
262-1988...POSTING TO THE NWS PITTSBURGH FACEBOOK PAGE...OR USING
TWITTER @NWSPITTSBURGH.

&&

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OHZ039>041-048>050-057>059-PAZ020-021-029-073-074-WVZ001>003-
012345-
/O.CON.KPBZ.WW.Y.0018.000000T0000Z-150302T1200Z/
TUSCARAWAS-CARROLL-COLUMBIANA-COSHOCTON-HARRISON-JEFFERSON OH-
MUSKINGUM-GUERNSEY-BELMONT-BEAVER-ALLEGHENY-WASHINGTON-
WESTMORELAND-WESTMORELAND RIDGES-HANCOCK-BROOKE-OHIO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEW PHILADELPHIA...CARROLLTON...SALEM...
COSHOCTON...CADIZ...STEUBENVILLE...ZANESVILLE...CAMBRIDGE...
ST. CLAIRSVILLE...BEAVER...PITTSBURGH METRO AREA...WASHINGTON...
GREENSBURG...LATROBE...LIGONIER...DONEGAL...WEIRTON...BETHANY...
WHEELING
1045 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND A LIGHT GLAZING OF ICE REMAINS
IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST MONDAY...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...WILL RANGE FROM 2 TO 4 INCHES GENERALLY
  SOUTH OF I-70...TO AS MUCH AS 6 TO 8 INCHES FROM NEW
  PHILADELPHIA OHIO TO BEAVER FALLS TO KITTANNING...AS WELL AS THE
  HIGHER RIDGES EAST OF GREENSBURGH AND UNIONTOWN. 4 TO 6 INCHES
  ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE GREATER PITTSBURGH METROPOLITAN AREA. DUE
  TO COMPACTION...MELTING AND SETTLING OF SNOW...ACTUAL SNOW
  DEPTHS WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY LOWER.

* ICE ACCUMULATION...WHERE SNOW MELT OCCURS OR PRECIPITATION MIXES
  WITH RAIN...A LIGHT GLAZE OF ICE IS POSSIBLE ON UNTREATED AND
  EXPOSED ROADWAYS.

* PRECIPITATION TYPE...A STEADY LIGHT SNOW IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
  THROUGH THIS EVENING...POSSIBLY MIXING WITH OR CHANGING OVER TO
  RAIN FOR A BRIEF PERIOD...ESPECIALLY SOUTH OF I-70. PERIODS OF
  MODERATE SNOW...REDUCING VISIBILITIES TO 1/2 MILE AT TIMES...ARE
  EXPECTED. ANY MIXED PRECIPITATION OR RAIN WILL GRADUALLY CHANGE
  BACK OVER TO SNOW AFTER 7 PM.

* SNOW ENDING...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO GRADUALLY TAPER OFF TOWARD
  MIDNIGHT.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE TO SNOW
  ACCUMULATION AND A TRACE OF ICE. ADDITIONALLY...THE SNOW WILL BE
  OF A VERY WET AND HEAVY CHARACTER. PERSONS SHOVELING SHOULD USE
  EXTREME CAUTION AND TAKE FREQUENT BREAKS TO AVOID INJURY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT SNOWFALL WILL CAUSE
TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS. REPORT
SNOW ACCUMULATION TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY CALLING 412-
262-1988...POSTING TO THE NWS PITTSBURGH FACEBOOK PAGE...OR USING
TWITTER @NWSPITTSBURGH.

&&

$$

MDZ001-PAZ075-076-WVZ023-041-012345-
/O.CON.KPBZ.WW.Y.0018.000000T0000Z-150302T1200Z/
GARRETT-FAYETTE-FAYETTE RIDGES-PRESTON-TUCKER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OAKLAND MD...UNIONTOWN...CHAMPION...
OHIOPYLE...KINGWOOD...PARSONS
1045 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND A LIGHT GLAZING OF ICE REMAINS
IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST MONDAY...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...WILL RANGE FROM 1 TO 2 INCHES AT THE LOWER
  ELEVATIONS...TO AS MUCH AS 6 TO 8 INCHES AT THE HIGHEST
  ELEVATIONS. DUE TO COMPACTION...MELTING AND SETTLING OF
  SNOW...ACTUAL SNOW DEPTHS WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY LOWER.

* ICE ACCUMULATION...A LIGHT GLAZE IS POSSIBLE AT LOWER ELEVATIONS
  WHERE A CHANGEOVER TO RAIN IS EXPECTED. THIS RAIN COULD REFREEZE
  ONTO THE VERY COLD...UNTREATED ROADS.

* PRECIPITATION TYPE...A STEADY WET SNOW IS EXPECTED TO GRADUALLY
  MIX WITH AND CHANGEOVER TO RAIN AT THE LOWER ELEVATIONS TOWARD
  MIDDAY AS TEMPERATURES WARM INTO THE MID 30S. AT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS...PRECIPITATION MAY REMAIN EITHER ALL SNOW OR
  PERIODICALLY MIX WITH RAIN. INTENSITY IS EXPECTED TO BE HEAVIEST
  THIS AFTERNOON INTO THIS EVENING. ANY MIXED PRECIPITATION OR
  RAIN WILL CHANGE BACK OVER TO SNOW AFTER 9 PM.

* SNOW ENDING...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO GRADUALLY TAPER OFF TOWARD
  DAYBREAK.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE TO SNOW
  ACCUMULATION AND A TRACE OF ICE. ADDITIONALLY...THE SNOW WILL BE
  OF A VERY WET AND HEAVY CHARACTER. PERSONS SHOVELING SHOULD USE
  EXTREME CAUTION AND TAKE FREQUENT BREAKS TO AVOID INJURY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT SNOW AND MIXED PRECIPITATION WILL
CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING AND REPORT
SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATION TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY
CALLING 412-262-1988...POSTING TO THE NWS PITTSBURGH FACEBOOK
PAGE...OR USING TWITTER @NWSPITTSBURGH.

&&

$$

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