PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Winter Weather Advisories will be in place for Mercer, Venango, ridges of Westmoreland, ridges of Fayette, Preston, and Garrett counties starting a 1:00 a.m. and last through 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday.

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A big system will move through the area tonight and everyone will get a little snow as a result.

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Some lake effect snow could cause occasional travel issues in some of these spots as 1-3 inches of snow is expected in lake effect-prone areas.

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Rain will fall this even but afterward, we will see widespread snow in the area in the wake of a cold front.

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The snowfall will not accumulate too much but there could be slice spots as a result of the rain, snowfall, and dropping temperatures.

The dropping temperatures are a big part of this story, as well. Temperatures are expected to plummet in this cold front. By Wednesday morning the area will likely see near-record-low temperatures. Wednesday will see highs reach into the upper 20s.

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However, temperatures will gradually moderate heading into the weekend and by early next week, temperatures will be flirting with 50 degrees again.