Advisory/Forecast: Expect Lots of Snow This Weekend

The National Weather Service forecasts hazardous travel conditions.

Two Clipper-type systems will mean lots of snow in western Pennsylvania this weekend, according to the National Weather Service.

A winter weather advisory for snow is in effect from 10 a.m. on Saturday to 7 p.m. on Sunday. The weather service forecasts snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches, and those totals could go as high as 6 to 10 inches in higher-ridge elevations.

The snow will begin mid-morning Saturday and end Sunday evening, with the heaviest snow coming on Saturday afternoon into midday Sunday, the NWS states on its website.

A winter weather advisory for snow means that snowfall will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow-covered roads and limited visibility.

Here's a look at, roughly, the Baldwin-Whitehall forecast through Sunday night from the National Weather Service:

  • Friday—Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16. Wind chill values as low as -2. West wind of around 14 mph.
  • Friday Night—Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. Wind chill values as low as -6. Southwest wind of 7 to 9 mph.
  • Saturday—Snow showers, mainly after 10 a.m. High near 24. Wind chill values as low as -5. Southwest wind of 7 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 is inches possible.
  • Saturday Night—Snow showers. Low around 20. Southwest wind of 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent.
  • Sunday—Snow showers, mainly before 4 p.m. High near 28. West wind of 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent.
  • Sunday Night—A chance of snow showers, mainly before 10 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent.

This forecast, of course, is subject to change.

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