Chief Meteorologist Stephen Cropper says light snow expected overnight, several inches possible this weekend

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PITTSBURGH —

Chief Meteorologist Stephen Cropper said light snow is expected Wednesday night into Thursday morning.

While there won’t be much accumulation, a coating can cause slick road conditions and a slow morning commute.

Also, salt doesn’t melt snow and ice well in extremely cold temperatures.

PennDOT said it will throw down anti-skid to help.

“Crews will be monitoring the roads, making sure the areas such as bridges, ramps and overpasses are free of any ice,” said Steve Cowan, of PennDOT.

Temperatures will remain very cold.  The high on Thursday is expected to be 16 degrees, and the low will be 2 degrees, Cropper said.

Friday will have a high of 14 and low of 12, Cropper expects.

Late Friday night, accumulating snow will move into the area.

Several inches of snow are possible Saturday, Cropper said.

 

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