Winter Weather Advisory issued for multiple counties due to threat of ice, freezing rain


PITTSBURGH — A Winter Weather Advisory will go into effect at 7 p.m. Saturday and continue until noon Sunday for Clarion, Venango, Butler, Armstrong and Indiana counties along with the ridges of Westmoreland and Fayette counties due to the threat of freezing rain or ice.

Ice accumulations of a glaze and up to 0.10 inches are possible.

An Ice Storm Warning is in effect for mountain counties in Pennsylvania and Maryland as ice accumulations of 0.25 to 0.30 inches are possible. Drive with caution as roads look to get slick.

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Rain will develop Saturday evening and night and will be freezing rain for areas north and east of Pittsburgh. Freezing rain will continue through late Sunday morning.

Ice looks to accumulate on elevated surfaces first, so expect the possibility of ice on tree branches and power lines.

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Temperatures will be in the upper-30s in the Pittsburgh area Sunday morning, so we’ll see rain. Rain could be heavy in spots. Rainfall amounts of 0.50 to 0.75 inches are possible through the weekend with isolated higher totals of one inch.

You’ll want to keep your umbrella around Sunday evening as more showers are expected as a cold front moves in.

Stay with Severe Weather Team 11 as we track this messy weather this weekend.