A winter storm warning will be in effect for central Pennsylvania this weekend as forecasters expect the first major nor’easter of the season to bring 5 to 8 inches of snow along with freezing temperatures and slippery roadways.
Some light snow has moved into the area this afternoon, and the National Weather Service is warning that it could cut down on visibility on local roads.
You will likely want to stay off the road starting Sunday night.
Old Man Winter made his return engagement to western Pennsylvania, and the folks in Westmoreland County took it in stride.
A wintry mix of precipitation is affecting the area this morning.
Saturday will continue to bring more cold weather and ice.
Two mild days are in store for the Pittsburgh area, before a big change takes place at mid-week.
It’s been a pretty mild fall so far, but the cold weather looks like it will settle in this week.
Temperatures are starting to dip close to freezing.
KDKA-TV Chief Meteorologist Jeff Verszyla’s effort to determine the mood of Old Man Winter this year started with a scientific summit to discuss some of global patterns, which will influence the type of season ahead.
The Old Farmer’s Almanac, the familiar, 223-year-old chronicler of climate, folksy advice and fun facts, is predicting a colder winter and warmer summer for much of the nation.
Severe weather will be around the area for much of the day. As a result, a Flood Warning has been issued.
A strong line of storms is expected to reach the area this afternoon, which has prompted a Tornado Watch to be issued.
Saturday started out with beautiful, sunny skies and warm temperatures, but now some severe weather will dampen the rest of the weekend and usher in cooler temperatures early next week.
Strong storms brought powerful winds, heavy rain and lightning to the area Wednesday night.