TribLIVE

| News


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

National Weather Service cancels winter weather advisory early

Daily Photo Galleries

Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, 6:40 a.m.
 

Freezing rain and sleet caused havoc for Monday morning commuters on roadways throughout Western Pennsylvania before warmer temperatures seeped into the region.

The National Weather Service forecast a 40 percent chance of rain on Tuesday with a high temperature in the 50s. Meteorologist Tom Green said the temperature is expected to climb to near 58 degrees on Wednesday before dipping back to 30 degrees on Thursday with a 30 percent chance of snow.

The ice- and slush-covered roads caused a number of automobile accidents.

The weather prompted some businesses and school districts, including West Mifflin Area, Gateway, Greensburg Salem and Washington, to operate on delayed schedules.

The Armstrong School District and others closed for the day.

State police in Butler County responded to reports of vehicles sliding off icy roads, mostly on Interstate 79, Trooper Theresa Maker said.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Polamalu could be next in long line of Steelers greats given unceremonial exit
  2. Rossi: Kang would benefit from less attention
  3. Penguins’ Lovejoy embracing defensive pairing with Pouliot
  4. McCoy leads 4 Latrobe wrestlers into PIAA Class AAA quarterfinals
  5. Pirates pitcher Locke fighting for 5th spot in starting rotation
  6. Double the fun for Redbank Valley basketball teams
  7. PIAA basketball playoff capsules
  8. Led by 1st-year coach, Elizabeth Forward girls set for return to PIAAs
  9. Ice Miners bantam team invited again to Hockey for Heroes event
  10. Pitt women make early exit from ACC tourney
  11. Pitt coach Narduzzi wants star RB Conner to focus on offense