March 5, 2021

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Winter Storm Warning Issued For Pittsburgh Area Ahead Of Expected Major Overnight Snowfall – CBS Pittsburgh

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By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for most of Western Pennsylvania, including the Pittsburgh area.

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The warning will be in effect from 1:00 a.m. on Monday through 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday.

Significant snowfall and ice accumulation from freezing rain (the icy glaze) is expected from this storm .

(Photo Credit: KDKA Weather Center)

Portions of southwestern and western Pennsylvania, east central Ohio, and the northern and northern panhandle areas of West Virginia are included in the warning area.

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There is also a winter weather advisory for Fayette, Monongalia and Preston Counties.

There will still be travel issues there, but not to the extent of the issues created by the ice and snow in the Warning Areas.

The upcoming storm is expected to bring heavy snowfall accumulation as well as the potential for ice accumulation.

(Photo Credit: KDKA Weather Center)

Public Works crews from the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County say they are preparing to have salt and plow trucks out on the road ahead of the upcoming storm.

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