PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The snow caused a mess on roads Sunday morning.
Road crews were out early and they’ll be busy through the night.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Update: Are Relief Payments Bad For The Economy?
The day began with snow, inches in some areas. But it was enough for kids to enjoy an early afternoon of fun outdoors.
There weren’t any school cancellations to worry about – although there were some church services cancelled.
But for crews clearing away the snow, it was the perfect storm.
A non-work day meant far less traffic and early snow that turned into rain meant a little help in getting the roads cleared.READ MORE: Law Enforcement Surround Home In Burgettstown, Man Eventually Taken Into Custody
“Even though some of the streets are wet right now, you could come across an icing condition, especially later on when the temperatures drop,” said Guy Costa with Pittsburgh Public Works.
“We’re going to bring the night crew in early, around 6 and work ‘til 6 in the morning and hand it off to daylight and they’ll handle any snow we’re going to get overnight,” said Mike Gable with Public Works.
Officials say we’re in good shape.
They have between 8,000 and 10,000 tons of salt ready to go — it will just depend on how much rain we get and if it will wash away the salt.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: State Health Dept. Announces 2,757 More Coronavirus Cases, 43 Additional Deaths