Cleanup continues after 2 rounds of wintry mix in Pittsburgh area

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PITTSBURGH —

The cleanup from the winter storm continued Tuesday night.

A wintry mix dumped snow, rain and sleet on the Pittsburgh area Monday night and Tuesday morning.

The storm caused snow-covered and slick roadways, causing accidents.

Crews worked into the day and night Tuesday to treat the roads. 

Salt shortages contributed to the difficult cleanup and dangerous roads.  Read more.

The Pennsylvania Turnpike reduced speed limits to 45 mph along the entire turnpike system.

The HOV lanes along the Parkway North were closed Tuesday morning.

The winter storm prompted school closings and delays.

Mercer County got about 4.5 inches of snow.  Allegheny, Butler and Venango counties reported 3 inches of snow.

Wednesday’s high should reach 40 degrees, and the work week will end with rain and temperatures in the mid 40s to low 50s, Chief Meteorologist Stephen Cropper reported.