WEATHER ALERT: Wintry Mix – Sleet, Freezing Rain Expected for Area

| January 10, 2017

snow-stormVENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – A winter weather advisory has been issued for Venango County and surrounding areas.

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The National Weather Service of Pittsburgh issued the following Winter Weather Advisory at 2:42 a.m. on Tuesday, January 10, 2017:

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
242 AM EST TUE JAN 10 2017

MERCER-VENANGO-FOREST-LAWRENCE-BUTLER-CLARION-JEFFERSON-ARMSTRONG-INDIANA-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…SHARON…HERMITAGE…GROVE CITY…
OIL CITY…FRANKLIN…TIONESTA…NEW CASTLE…ELLWOOD CITY…
BUTLER…CLARION…PUNXSUTAWNEY…BROOKVILLE…KITTANNING…FORD CITY…INDIANA
242 AM EST TUE JAN 10 2017

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM EST THIS EVENING…

* HAZARD TYPES…A WINTRY MIX OF SNOW… SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN.

* ACCUMULATIONS…SNOW ACCUMULATION OF UP TO 1 INCH EXCEPT 1 TO 2 INCHES NORTH OF I-80…ALONG WITH AROUND A TRACE OF ICE EXCEPT AROUND ONE TENTH OF AN INCH EAST OF FRANKLIN AND NORTH OF PUNXSUTAWNEY.

* TIMING…SNOW WILL DEVELOP BETWEEN 5 AND 7 AM…MIXING WITH SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN BY NOON. FREEZING RAIN WILL THEN TRANSITION TO ALL RAIN FROM SOUTHWEST TO NORTHEAST BY THE EVENING. AREAS IN JEFFERSON AND FOREST COUNTIES ARE LIKELY TO EXPERIENCE THE LONGEST DURATION OF ICING.

* IMPACTS…ICE AND SNOW ACCUMULATIONS MAY CREATE SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS AND PRODUCE SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES.

* WINDS…SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW…SLEET…OR FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES…AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

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