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Snow accumulation in the forecast for the Mid-Mon Valley

| Thursday, March 10, 2011

A flood watch and winter storm warning have been issued for the Mid-Mon Valley.

The winter storm watch goes into effect this evening through Friday night for Allegheny, Fayette, Washington and Westmoreland counties, according to the National Weather Service.

Rain is expected to turn into heavy, wet snow after midnight, with accumulation of 2 to 4-inches expected. Temperatures will also drop overnight to about 31.

The Friday morning commute could be tricky as snow is expected to continue throughout the day and could be heavy at times. Another 2 to 4-inches of snow is possible throughout the day and evening.

A flood watch will continue for the Monongahela River through Friday night.

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