EXPIRED: WEATHER ALERT: Sleet, Freezing Rain, Up to 5 Inches of Snow Expected for Venango, Forest Counties

| January 18, 2020

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect for Venango County and surrounding areas.

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The National Weather Service of Pittsburgh issued the following Urgent Winter Weather Message at 3:03 a.m. on Saturday, January 18, 2020:

Winter Weather Advisory
URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA
303 AM EST Sat Jan 18 2020

COUNTIES:

Mercer-Venango-Forest-Lawrence-Butler-Clarion-Jefferson PA-Armstrong-Indiana-

CITIES:

Including the cities of Sharon, Hermitage, Grove City, Oil City, Franklin, Tionesta, New Castle, Ellwood City, Butler, Clarion, Punxsutawney, Brookville, Kittanning, Ford City, and Indiana
303 AM EST Sat Jan 18 2020

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING…

* WHAT…Mixed precipitation expected. Snow accumulations of 2 to 5 inches and ice accumulation of a light glaze.

* WHERE…Portions of northwest and western Pennsylvania.

* WHEN…From 4 AM to 7 PM EST Saturday.

* IMPACTS…Plan on slippery road conditions.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Snow will transition to a mix of freezing rain and sleet through this afternoon. Precipitation will change to rain by evening.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

Please report snow or ice by calling 412-262-1988, posting to the NWS Pittsburgh Facebook page, or using Twitter @NWSPittsburgh

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission remind motorists to adjust speeds based on driving conditions as winter weather impacts Pennsylvania roadways. Visit www.511pa.com for the latest travel, roadway and traffic conditions.

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