By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Falling snow created snow-globe like sights and messy roadways on Saturday morning.READ MORE: PPG Paints Arena Welcomes Back Pittsburgh Penguins Fans
In Crafton Heights, falling snow gave the illusion of being inside a snow-globe.
— Chris Hoffman (@NewsmanChris) January 16, 2021
In the South Hills, several inches of snow began to accumulate.
— Ron Smiley 😄 (@RonSmileyWx) January 16, 2021
In Beaver County, roadways appeared slick.
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Roads in Beaver Co. are slick. Be careful! Snow won’t last all day but there will be a few more rounds possible this afternoon! ❄️ pic.twitter.com/VFogrKjxT1
— Mary Ours (@MaryOursWX) January 16, 2021
Interstate 79 was closed for a period of time on Saturday morning near Canonsburg due to a multi-vehicle accident.
— Tim Williams (@realtimwilliams) January 16, 2021
The Allegheny County Public Works Department announced it had deployed 21 salt trucks to help keep county roads and bridges cleared.
A snow squall is currently moving through #Pittsburgh. As temperatures rise, it is soon expected to turn to rain.
It is not a plowable event, but crews will be salting roads & hills. We are doubling crews currently out as the squall begins to exit our southern neighborhoods. pic.twitter.com/hY9StBrGwQ
— Pittsburgh Public Works (@PGHDPW) January 16, 2021
The City of Pittsburgh also announced its crews would be salting roads and hills.
Big flakes coming down in Butler County! ❄️ pic.twitter.com/WUc2tfBoAT
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