PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) – The path of this weekend’s snow storm is beginning to take shape.
According to KDKA-TV’s Jon Burnett, the worst of the storm is expected to stay south of Pittsburgh.READ MORE: Majority Of Penguins Players, Coaches Receive COVID-19 Vaccines At PPG Paints Arena Clinic
As of Thursday morning, the City of Pittsburgh and areas north to Interstate 80 are projected to get 1 to 3 inches of snow.
A narrow band between Pittsburgh and Fayette and Greene counties will see 3 to 5 inches.
Areas even further south and into West Virginia can expect 6 to 10 inches.
The National Weather Service has already issued alerts for parts of the area starting Friday afternoon and into Saturday night:
Cambria and Somerset counties are currently under a Winter Storm Watch.
A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Allegheny, Indiana and Washington counties.
Meanwhile, a Winter Storm Warning is in effect for Greene County.READ MORE: Rep. Conor Lamb, Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick Tour Southern U.S. Border As Part Of Congressional Delegation
The snow is expected to arrive around 5 p.m. Friday, with the storm wrapping up around 5 p.m. Saturday.
Residents in West Virginia could see anywhere from about a half-foot to 2 feet of snow this weekend, depending on the location.
Some places could see sleet mixed with snow as the storm begins early Friday.
The National Weather Service says the heaviest amounts of snow, 18 to 24 inches, are expected to fall in some northern and eastern sections of the state and in higher elevations, including Buckhannon, Elkins, Marlington, Martinsburg, Summersville and Webster Springs.
Up to 18 inches are possible in Charleston, Clarksburg, Glenville, Huntington and Point Pleasants.
Fairmont and Morgantown are expected to get about a foot, and Beckley is expected to be in the 12-to-20-inch range.
Parts of the southern coalfields and mid-Ohio Valley, including Logan, Parkersburg, Welch and Williamson, should receive 6 to 12 inches.
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