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City Officials Issue “Phase 2 Snow Warning”

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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – With another round of snow on the way, the City of Pittsburgh has issued a “Phase 2 – Snow Warning Alert.”

According to city officials, the alert means that crews will be working 12 hour shifts around the clock.

Also, large trucks will focus on the primary roads, and smaller trucks will hit the secondary streets.

As for residents, the city recommends moving vehicles from side streets and alleys so the plows can get through.

The Department of Public Works says they are anticipating snow-covered roads during the evening rush hour, as well as an additional two to three inches overnight into Friday.

They say one of their biggest areas of concern is drifting and blowing snow.

MORE INFORMATION: Winter Weather Emergency Resource Guide

Also, city officials have rescheduled tonight’s community meeting on the new Winter Storm Emergency Plan due to the inclement weather.

The gathering is one of four meetings called to update the public on the city’s new snow operations.

The meeting will still be held at The Northside Senior Center at 6:30 p.m., but instead of tonight it will now be held on Jan. 27.

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