The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Allegheny County—Plum, Oakmont and Verona included—beginning Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.
Snow, sleet and freezing rain are expected in our area, and the advisory is in effect from 7 p.m. Tuesday until 10 a.m. Wednesday.
Accumulations of 1 to 2 inches of snow, along with a light glaze from freezing rain is expected.
The weather could cause hazardous travel conditions due to snow, sleet and ice-covered roads. Motorists should use caution.
According to a statement from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, crews are pretreating roadways and preparing for the storm.
Here's a look at the forecast for Plum-Oakmont:
- Tuesday Night—A slight chance of rain, snow, and sleet before 9 p.m., then snow, freezing rain and sleet likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Northeast wind 6 to 8 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. New snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
- Wednesday—A chance of rain, snow, freezing rain, and sleet before noon, then a slight chance of rain between noon and 2 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Southeast wind 5 to 9 miles per hour becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
- Wednesday Night—Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. West wind 11 to 16 miles per hour.