Monday, December 11, 2011

Today was yet another cool and clear day with snowfall forecasted for early Tuesday morning. Temperatures in Fayette County were in the upper 30s around 2:30 today.

No Precipitation fell in the morning at the CoCoRaHs Station bringing the totals to 1.7 still in South Connellsville. The maximum Temperature for PITTSBURGH was 39, attained at 3:59 p.m. the minimum Temperature was 32 attained at 9:23 a.m. In Pittsburgh, another trace of snowfall was recorded today, bringing the totals for snowfall and Precipitation at .3 and 0.39 respectfully. For the rainfall season, 22.06″ and for the year, the total amount remains at 40.77″

On the Youghiogheny River at Connellsville today the stage was unavailable, but the Forecast for tomorrow in the morning for the river stage is 2.6.”

For the fire weather forecast, Much colder weather arrives Tuesday along with snow. Heavy lake effect snow showers will be possible through mid- week. Another system early Thursday could bring a light accumulation. A brief warmup this weekend. The Haines index Will remain at 2 through the next few days.

The Air Quality Forecast for Tuesday in Pittsburgh is code level GREEN, which is good, and means little or no health risk. The primary pollutant will for Tuesday in Pittsburgh is code level GREEN, which is good, and means little or no health risk. The primary pollutant will be particles.

The normal maximum Temperature for Pittsburgh is 40 degrees and the record is 68 degrees, set in 2015. The Normal minimum Temperature for Pittsburgh tomorrow is 26 degrees and the record for Pittsburgh is -5, set in 1962.

We are under a hazardous Weather Outlook for the valley and a winter weather advisory for the mountains tonight into tomorrow, as snow will occur overnight into the morning hours with a heavy lake effect snow system. There is another system forecasted for later this week.

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