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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A wintry mix of precipitation started to move into western Pennsylvania early Thursday morning.
According to KDKA-TV Meteorologist Ron Smiley, this system will impact the area over the next 24 hours.
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The storm is coming from the south. As of 6 a.m., freezing rain started to fall in Allegheny County. Most of the area should expect to see up to a tenth of an inch of ice from freezing rain and sleet.
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Power outages and slick driving conditions are possible with this system.
The National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory for western Pennsylvania from 3 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday.
The precipitation is expected to change back over to snow later in the day on Thursday. Most of the area can expect to see 1-2 inches, with areas to the east seeing 2-3 inches.
A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for Bedford, Cambria, Fulton and Somerset counties until 6 a.m. on Friday.
Meanwhile, Light Up Night, the annual start of the holiday season in Downtown Pittsburgh, should be dry, but cold.
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