Pittsburgh Weather

Severe Weather

Current Watches and Warnings

More Maps

Pennsylvania, Westmoreland Ridges

Winter Storm Watch

Statement as of 6:52 PM EST on March 03, 2015

Expires 4:00 PM EST on March 05, 2015


... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Wednesday afternoon
through Thursday afternoon...

* snow accumulations... up to 6 inches.

* Snow beginning... late afternoon Wednesday.

* Period of most intense snow... Wednesday night into Thursday
morning.

* Snow ending... Thursday afternoon.

* Impacts... hazardous travel conditions are expected due to snow
accumulation.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch means that snow... sleet... or ice
accumulation may severely impact travel. Prepare for winter
weather and monitor the latest forecasts via the National Weather
Service homepage NOAA Weather Radio or other news media.





Flood Warning

Statement as of 9:11 PM EST on March 03, 2015

Expires 10:00 PM EST on March 05, 2015


The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Monongahela river near Elizabeth.
* From Wednesday afternoon to late Thursday night... or until the
warning is cancelled.
* At 8:15 PM Tuesday the stage was 12.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Wednesday evening and continue
to rise to near 21.2 feet by Thursday morning.The river will fall
below flood stage by Thursday evening.
* Impact... at 22.0 feet... in West Elizabeth basements of numerous
homes in The Block bounded by first and water streets begin to
flood.


Lat... Lon 4026 7994 4032 7988 4029 7984 4025 7990





911 PM EST Tue Mar 3 2015

The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Monongahela river near Charleroi.
* From Wednesday afternoon to Thursday evening... or until the warning
is cancelled.
* At 8:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 14.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 28.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Wednesday evening and continue
to rise to near 29.1 feet by Thursday morning.The river will fall
below flood stage by Thursday afternoon.
* Impact... at 29.0 feet... navigation suspended, lock out of service.


Lat... Lon 4011 7990 4016 7993 4019 7987 4016 7984
      4015 7987 4014 7987




Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 9:45 PM EST on March 03, 2015

Expires 7:00 PM EST on March 04, 2015


The Flood Watch is cancelled and upgraded to a river Flood Warning
for
the Monongahela river near Elizabeth
* at 9:15 PM Tuesday the stage was 12.8 feet.
* Forecast... the river is forecast to reach a maximum stage of 21.2
feet by Thursday morning.





945 PM EST Tue Mar 3 2015

The Flood Watch is cancelled and upgraded to a river Flood Warning
for
the Monongahela river near Charleroi
* at 9:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 15.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is forecast to reach a maximum stage of 29.1
feet by Thursday morning.





622 PM EST Tue Mar 3 2015

The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has issued a

* Flood Advisory for minor flooding of poor drainage areas in...
Westmoreland County in southwest Pennsylvania...

* until 215 am EST Wednesday

* at 617 PM EST National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated
rain moving across the area. This rain... combined with
snowmelt... has resulted in poor drainage flooding which will
continue this evening.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Most flood deaths occur in automobiles. When encountering flooded
roads make the smart choice... turn around... dont drown.

Please report high water by calling... 412-262-1988... posting to the
NWS Pittsburgh facebook Page... or using twitter @nwspittsburgh.


Lat... Lon 4005 7929 4006 7935 4008 7936 4015 7948
      4013 7953 4011 7955 4011 7956 4010 7959
      4014 7980 4054 7964 4032 7903 4031 7903


07


901 PM EST Tue Mar 3 2015

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Wednesday evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of western Maryland... east central Ohio...
Pennsylvania and West Virginia... including the following
areas... in western Maryland... Garrett. In east central Ohio...
Belmont... Guernsey... Harrison... Jefferson OH... Monroe...
Muskingum and Noble. In Pennsylvania... Allegheny... Armstrong...
   Beaver... Butler... Fayette... Fayette ridges... Greene...
Indiana... Washington... Westmoreland and Westmoreland ridges.
In West Virginia... Brooke... Hancock... Marion... Marshall...
Monongalia... Ohio... Preston... Tucker and Wetzel.

* Through Wednesday evening

* a half to an inch of additional rain is possible through the
watch period. The better chance for the higher totals is expected
to be along and south of the Interstate 70 corridor... where
locally higher amounts toward 1.5 inches are possible.

* This rainfall combined with snow melt could cause flooding of
poor drainage areas and small streams... especially those dammed
by ice.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding.

Be alert for possible flood warnings. Those living in areas prone
to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding
develop.




Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Winter Storm Watch , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Alaska - Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Arizona - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory
California - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Statement , Avalanche Warning , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Delaware - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Public Information Statement
District of Columbia - Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Public Information Statement
Florida - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Georgia - Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Hawaii - Flash Flood Watch
Illinois - Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement
Indiana - Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Winter Weather Advisory
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Dense Fog Advisory
Maine - Winter Weather Advisory
Maryland - Areal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Public Information Statement
Massachusetts - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch, Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Michigan - Winter Weather Statement , Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Wind Chill Advisory , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Missouri - Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement
Montana - Wind Chill Advisory
Nebraska - Winter Weather Statement , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Record Report
New Hampshire - Winter Weather Advisory
New Jersey - Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
New Mexico - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
New York - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
North Dakota - High Wind Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory
Ohio - Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement
Oklahoma - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Pennsylvania - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Statement , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Rhode Island - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch, Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
South Dakota - Wind Chill Advisory
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Hydrologic Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , High Wind Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Utah - Winter Weather Statement , Avalanche Warning , Public Information Statement
Vermont - Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Areal Flood Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
West Virginia - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Wisconsin - Winter Weather Statement , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Statement , Wind Chill Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 8,930 other followers