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Winter Weather Advisory in Effect for Plum-Oakmont Area

Get ready for some snow and cold temps!

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect in our area for the weekend.

According to the National Weather Service in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County—including Plum, Oakmont and Verona—is under an advisory from 6 p.m. Friday night through 6 a.m. Sunday morning.

The area is expected to get 4 to 6 inches of snow. The first snowfall is expected to occur tonight, Friday, and will make untreated surfaces snow-covered and slippery—1 inch of accumulation is expected. Tonight's low will be 25 degrees.

The second snowfall—occuring early Saturday into Saturday night—can add up to 3 more inches of snow accumulation and be accompanied by gusty winds. Winds could gust as high as 28 miles per hour.

Wind chills of close to 0 degrees are expected by Saturday night.

There will be a chance for snow showers on Sunday before 5 p.m. Sunday's high will be 27 degrees and the low will be 16 degrees.

Don't forget to upload your snow photos to our Neighborhood Gallery! if you have any updates on road conditions, please send an email to heidi.dezayas@patch.com or leave it in the comments. We want to help keep everyone updated and safe.

Heidi Dezayas February 10, 2012 at 08:35 PM
According to PennDOT, crews are out today pre-treating heavily traveled state-owned roadways. Trucks are being mounted with plows and adequate salt and material supplies are on hand. Full crews are out and will remain out treating roadways around-the-clock as needed this weekend.
Heidi Dezayas February 10, 2012 at 11:18 PM
Snow accumulation totals have increased to 4 to 6 inches, per the NWS.

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