PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A wintry mix of precipitation started to move into western Pennsylvania early Thursday morning.READ MORE: Footprints In Snow Outside Of Westinghouse Academy Lead Police To Gun
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.READ MORE: N95 Masks Expected To Start Hitting Store Shelves By End Of January
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.MORE NEWS: Pa. Revenue Dept. Offers Free Tax Filing Online
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