Freezing rain and ice possible in Pennsylvania

Freezing rain and ice possible in Pennsylvania

A chance of freezing rain and some ice in the morning made Tuesday an impactful day in western Pennsylvania. Watch the latest forecast from Action Weather for Pittsburgh in the video player above The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory from 1 a.m. to noon. The best chance of seeing any precipitation is north of the city, said Brian Houghton Jr., a meteorologist in Pittsburgh. The main concern is along the Interstate 80 corridor, north of Interstate 422. Precipitation from the west will hit north of Pittsburgh and will likely fall in the form of freezing rain, Chief Meteorologist Mike Harvey said. Counties that could be hit include Beaver, Butler, Lawrence and Armstrong. WINTER WEATHER WARNING: Click here to read your county's alert “Accumulations appear to be very light overall — nothing more than a glaze in most locations — but this could cause problems on bridges and viaducts in the morning, especially if roads are not treated,” Houghton said. . PennDOT issued a notice that the speed limit will be reduced to 45 mph on Interstate 79, Interstate 279 and Interstate 376 in Allegheny, Beaver and Lawrence counties due to the storm. This sale will begin at 4 a.m. on Tuesday. By lunchtime and beyond, Houghton said temperatures will be warm enough for precipitation to turn to rain. Interactive Radar: Track rain in your area Severe Weather Alerts: Get free alerts for your county Learn how to enable them Automatic weather alerts on the WTAE mobile app WTAE's local weather broadcast on Very LocalHutton said scattered rain will continue into the second half of the day, and will Chances of rain on Wednesday and Thursday. Accurate forecasts show highs in the 40s and 50s this week. Download the WTAE mobile app to stay connected to breaking news and weather alerts.

A chance of freezing rain and some ice in the morning made Tuesday an impactful day in western Pennsylvania.

Watch the latest forecast from Pittsburgh's Action Weather in the video player above

The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory from 1 a.m. to noon. The best chance of seeing any precipitation is north of the city, said Brian Houghton Jr., a meteorologist in Pittsburgh. Primary interest is along Interstate 80 north of Route 422.

Rain from the west will hit north of Pittsburgh and will likely fall in the form of freezing rain, Chief Meteorologist Mike Harvey said. Counties that could be hit include Beaver, Butler, Lawrence and Armstrong.

“Accumulations appear to be very light overall — nothing more than a glaze in most locations — but this could cause problems on bridges and viaducts in the morning, especially if roads are not treated,” Houghton said.

PennDOT issued a notice that the speed limit will be reduced to 45 mph on Interstate 79, Interstate 279 and Interstate 376 in Allegheny, Beaver and Lawrence counties due to the storm. This reduction will begin at four o'clock in the morning on Tuesday.

By lunchtime and beyond, Houghton said temperatures will be warm enough for precipitation to turn to rain.

Scattered rain will continue into the second half of the day, and rain chances remain on Wednesday and Thursday, Hutton said.

Meanwhile, temperatures are rising, with the most accurate approved forecast showing highs in the 40s and 50s this week.

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