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Winter weather advisory in effect for weekend

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The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory that goes into effect at 10 a.m. on Saturday and lasts through Sunday at 7 p.m.

Tonight lows will be around 5 degrees with a 20 percent chance for snow.

On Saturday, snow showers will start around 10 a.m. and bring 1 to 2 inches of snow. During Saturday night, another 1 to 2 inches of snow is expected to fall, bringing total accumulations for Saturday to 2 to 4 inches.

Snowfall will continue throughout the day on Sunday until 7 p.m., bringing total weekend snowfall accumulations to 4 to 6 inches with 6 to 10 inches expected in the higher ridge elevations.

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The National Weather Service said the most intense period of snowfall is Saturday afternoon into midday Sunday.

Winds will range from 10 to 15 miles per hour.

Snowfall will impact road conditions throughout the weekend. Drivers are asked to take precautions while on the roads.

 

 

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Andrea Zanaglio, Staff Writer
A senior journalism major at Robert Morris University, Andrea serves as a staff member this semester, writing and producing packages for all aspects of RMU Sentry Media. She previously served as the editor-in-chief for the 2012-2013 school year as well as the news editor from spring 2011 to fall 2012 and assistant news editor in spring 2012. In addition to writing for the university's paper, she is a member of the Society of Collegiate Journalists,which she serves as the vice president, Lambda Pi Eta, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, National Society of Leadership and Success, National Residence Hall Honor Society and Voci Italiane, RMU's Italian American Club. Andrea currently works at WPXI as a freelance web producer and will be interning in KDKA's commercial production department this fall. Contact Andrea at [email protected] [tfb username=AZRMUsentry count='true' lang='en' theme='light']

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