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Borough of California, PA Emergency Management
Tuesday February 4th, 2014 :: 08:20 a.m. EST

Alert

Winter Storm Warning in effect for Washington County from 7pm Tuesday to 1pm Wednesday.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR SNOW...SLEET...AND FREEZING RAIN...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 PM EST WEDNESDAY. THE WINTER
STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...A TENTH TO A QUARTER OF AN INCH.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 7 INCHES...HIGHEST TOTALS NORTH OF
PITTSBURGH.

* SNOW AND ICE BEGINNING...THIS EVENING.

* PERIOD OF MOST INTENSE SNOW AND ICE...MIDNIGHT TO DAYBREAK
WEDNESDAY.

* SNOW AND ICE ENDING...LATE WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...MID TO UPPER 20S.

* IMPACTS...TREACHEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE TO A
WINTRY MIX OF SNOW SLEET AND ICE. THE WEIGHT OF THE SNOW AND ICE
ACCUMULATIONS COULD KNOCK DOWN SOME TREE LIMBS AND POWER LINES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS THAT SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE WILL MAKE
TRAVEL HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. REPORT SNOW OR ICE ACCUMULATION TO
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY CALLING...412-262-1988... POSTING
TO THE NWS PITTSBURGH FACEBOOK PAGE...OR USING TWITTER
@NWSPITTSBURGH.

Instructions:

Please monitor local weather for updates or changes and use extreme caution if you must be out in it.

Address/Location
Borough of California, PA Emergency Management
225 3rd St
California, PA 15419

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 724-938-8878

John M.Mosher
Emergency Management
mo23@verizon.net


Alert Details

Severity:
Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Urgency:
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Winter Storm Warning

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