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PITTSBURGH WEATHER: Snow, wintry brew relocating in expected to means problems during commute

  • Updated: Feb 20, 2019 – 1:46 PM

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PITTSBURGH – A vital winter charge will make transport really tough for Wednesday’s morning commute.

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PHOTOS: Snow negligence morning commute

UPDATE 1:13 p.m. Wednesday: The pile-up in a outbound lanes of a Parkway East has been altered to a right palm side.

Traffic is removing by in dual lanes with delays.

UPDATE 12:55 p.m. Wednesday: PennDOT has carried a speed extent restrictions on all roads solely for I-79 north of Allegheny County, where a speed extent stays 45 mph.

UPDATE 12:46 p.m. Wednesday: Parkway East outbound is sealed nearby Greenfield Ridge due to a crash.

UPDATE 12:00 p.m. Wednesday: The winter continue advisory has lapsed for Southwestern Pennsylvania, though there are still many icy and snowy roads. 

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UPDATE 11:13 a.m. Wednesday: Some areas saw around 5 inches of sleet this morning.

UPDATE 10:44 a.m. Wednesday: A Port Authority train slid on ice and jackknifed into quarrel houses in Pittsburgh’s Uptown neighborhood.

UPDATE 10:20 a.m. Wednesday: A salt lorry overturned in Pittsburgh’s Carrick neighborhood.

The motorist was taken to a hospital. 

UPDATE 10:05 a.m. Wednesday: McKnight Road has reopened in both directions. 

UPDATE 10:25 a.m. Wednesday: Meteorologist Scott Harbaugh pronounced there will be some area that will see some-more than 4 inches by a time all is finished falling.

UPDATE 9:45 a.m. Wednesday: McKnight Road inbound has reopened during Babcock Boulevard.

The outbound lanes sojourn closed. 

UPDATE 9:45 a.m. Wednesday: Snow, sleet and frozen sleet will palliate adult a bit and will concede crews an event to start to locate up.

UPDATE 9:36 a.m. Wednesday: All on-street train routes are now behind about an hour due to trade and continue conditions, according to a chatter from a Port Authority. 

Bus routes Y46 and Y49 outbound are blocked during 51 during Brownsville Road due to a jackknifed tractor-trailer. 

UPDATE 9:21 a.m. Wednesday: According to a chatter from Pittsburgh International Airport, there are about 20 flights canceled to D.C., Philadelphia, Boston and a East Coast as of 8 a.m.

UPDATE 9:04 a.m. Wednesday: Allegheny County tweeted that their crews will be out until during slightest 9 p.m. salting and plowing

UPDATE 8:55 a.m. Wednesday: McKnight Road is sealed in both directions in a area of reduce Babcock Boulevard in Ross Township. 

Police are redirecting trade until a highway can be treated. 

UPDATE 8:30 a.m. Wednesday: The I-279 HOV lanes are sealed until serve notice due to continue conditions, according to PennDOT.

UPDATE 8:45 a.m. Wednesday: Pittsburgh Public Schools expelled a matter on amicable media after they did not cancel classes today:

UPDATE 8:41 a.m. Wednesday: Meteorologist Scott Harbaugh says a brew line is streamer north fast. There is now frozen sleet in Washington.

UPDATE 8:39 a.m. Wednesday: Inbound carve times are tighten to or over an hour opposite a area. 

UPDATE 8:30 a.m. Wednesday: A wintry brew is descending in Washington. What started as sleet altered to sleet and afterwards to frozen rain.

UPDATE 7:30 a.m. Wednesday: Road conditions are deteriorating as sleet picks adult and some-more cars conduct out for a morning commute.

UPDATE 6:35 a.m. Wednesday: Snow continues to pull north, with a wintry brew south of Interstate 70.

UPDATE 6:15 a.m. Wednesday: Snow has reached Pittsburgh as it continues to widespread north.


UPDATE 5:40 a.m. Wednesday: Sleet is overtaking areas south of Interstate 70.

UPDATE 5:30 a.m. Wednesday: The misfortune transport conditions since of a winter charge are approaching between 7 a.m. and 11 a.m.

UPDATE 4:45 a.m. Wednesday: Snow has started descending in Washington County before it overspreads a whole area after this morning.


ORIGINAL STORY: Moderate to complicated sleet is probable during a morning hours. Expect delays and cancellations to build streamer into a day.


A Winter Weather Advisory will be in outcome Wednesday for most of a area, and a Winter Storm Warning for a mountains.

Snow will start before morning south of Pittsburgh, afterwards pierce north by a rest of a area during a morning.

Roads will quick turn sleet covered, and covering rates could be as complicated as 1 in. per hour during times. The multiple of solid sleet and rush hour trade will lead to vital delays as highway crews try to keep roads passable.

STORM TRACKER: Hour-by-hour demeanour during snow, wintry brew for Wednesday

Several inches of sleet will fall, afterwards a reduction of sleet and frozen sleet will pierce into a area by mid-morning. A covering of snow, afterwards a covering of ice on tip will make transport dangerous by during slightest noon for many locations.

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Temperatures will stand above frozen by a afternoon, with a wintry brew changing to rain.

Rain could be solid during times, and drains clogged by sleet and ice could lead to ponding on roads.

This is a wily charge as comfortable atmosphere moves in from a south and sleet changes to frozen rain, sleet and rain. Check behind for updates from Severe Weather Team 11.

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