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.

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA
1205 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017


Indiana-Westmoreland Ridges-Fayette Ridges-
Ridges of Eastern Monongalia and Northwestern Preston-Preston-
Including the cities of Indiana, Ligonier, Donegal, Champion,
Ohiopyle, Coopers Rock, Kingwood, and Bruceton Mills
1205 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TUESDAY TO 7 AM
EST WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Snow and blowing snow expected. Plan on slippery road
  conditions, including during the morning commute on Tuesday.
  In addition, areas of poor visibility are expected. Total snow
  accumulations of 2 to 4 inches are expected.

* WHERE...In Pennsylvania, Indiana, Westmoreland Ridges and
  Fayette Ridges Counties. In West Virginia, Ridges of Eastern
  Monongalia and Northwestern Preston and Preston Counties.

* WHEN...From 7 AM Tuesday to 7 AM EST Wednesday. The heaviest
  snow will fall Tuesday evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 40 mph will
  cause areas of blowing and drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods
of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel
difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited
visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road
conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1.

Hazardous Weather Outlook

Tuscarawas-Carroll-Columbiana-Coshocton-Harrison-Jefferson-Muskingum-
Guernsey-Belmont-Noble-Monroe-Lawrence-Butler-Beaver-Allegheny-
Armstrong-Washington-Greene-Westmoreland-Fayette-Hancock-Brooke-Ohio-
Marshall-Wetzel-Marion-Monongalia-
1241 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for east central Ohio, southwest
Pennsylvania, west central Pennsylvania, western Pennsylvania,
northern West Virginia and northern panhandle of West Virginia.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

Hazardous weather is not expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

Low pressure will pass Thursday morning and could bring a light
snow accumulation that may effect the Thursday morning commute.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Snowfall occurred overnight here, resulting in another day with a trace of snowfall, as the snow didn’t fall on all surfaces, But the water content was 0.04″, resulting in 1.7″ of Precipitation this month in the CoCoRaHs Station. Throughout the day cold and crisp skies were the common denominator of the day, there is Lake Effect Snow forecasted for the northwest corner of PENNSYLVANIA. However we won’t see alot of snow over the next few days.

In Pittsburgh PA today, the high temperature was 33 degrees, attained at 3:59 PM. The low minimum Temperature was 29 degrees attained at 6:26 AM, resulting in a average Temperature of 31 degrees.

A trace of snowfall was also recorded at the National Weather Service in Moon Township as well today. The Total Precipitation there for the month is 0.38′. This keeps the totals since June 1 and the year at 22.05″ and 40.76″ respectfully.

Snowfall total for the month at Pittsburgh remains at 0.2 inches.

The river stage on the Youghiogheny River at Connellsville was 2.71″ dropping 0.05″ since yesterday. Tomorrow’s Forecast is 2.7″.

The fire weather forecast is going and danger is low, the Haines index is forecasted for 4 in the daytime and 3 in the night time and Tuesday. Cold temperatures and periodic snow chances can be expected for the coming week. There is the potential for heavier lake effect
snow showers from Tuesday through Wednesday.

The air quality forecast for tomorrow 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 PA tomorrow is 41 degrees and the record for Pittsburgh is 66, Set in 2007. The minimum Temperature is 27 and the record is-2, set in 1958.

Sunrise tomorrow morning will occur at 7:34 AM E.S.T. and Sunset will occur at 4:54 PM.

 In Summary, Cold temperatures and periodic snow chances can be expected for the coming week. There is the potential for heavier lake effect snow showers from Tuesday through Wednesday.

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Yet, another Clear, crisp and sunny day here at South Connellsville. For the third day in a row, we received no Precipitation in the gauge, bringing the Total Precipitation for the month at 1.66 inches.

Today’s high in Pittsburgh was 37 Degrees attained at 3:26 PM. The low for Pittsburgh today was 21 degrees, attained at 6:54 a.m. The average in Pittsburgh today was 29.

No Precipitation fell in Pittsburgh today, keeping the month total amount at 0.37 inches. Since June 1, 22.04 inches of Precipitation fell in Pittsburgh and for the year, 40.75″ fell in Pittsburgh

For snowfall, none was measured here or in Pittsburgh this morning, however snow is on the way as this post is being written. For the month of December a Trace of Snow has fallen both here and at Pittsburgh

On the Youghiogheny River at Connellsville today the river stage was 2.76 inches. Overnight, the stage is forecasted to drop 6 hundredths to. 2.7″ tomorrow around 7 AM.

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

For fire weather forecast, the Haines Index tomorrow will be 3 in the daytime and 4 in the nighttime.

For tomorrow, the normal High Temperature is 41 degrees and the record for tomorrow is 72 degrees set in 1971. The Normal low temperature is 27 degrees and the record low for Pittsburgh is-6, recorded in 1876.

Sunset for tomorrow is at 7:33 AM and Sunset will be at 4:54 PM.

For the Outlook, Cool weather continues. Most locations will see a period oflight snow tonight, early Monday morning, and again on Tuesday.

Hazardous Weather Outlook – Saturday, December 9, 2017

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA
205 AM EST Sat Dec 9 2017

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WVZ001>004-012-021-509>511-513-100715-
Tuscarawas-Carroll-Columbiana-Coshocton-Harrison-Jefferson-Muskingum-
Guernsey-Belmont-Noble-Monroe-Beaver-Allegheny-Washington-Greene-
Westmoreland-Westmoreland Ridges-Fayette-Fayette Ridges-Hancock-
Brooke-Ohio-Marshall-Wetzel-Marion-Monongalia-
Ridges of Eastern Monongalia and Northwestern Preston-Preston-
Western Tucker-
205 AM EST Sat Dec 9 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for east central Ohio, southwest
Pennsylvania, western Pennsylvania, northern West Virginia and
northern panhandle of West Virginia.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather
 conditions according to Standard Operating Procedures.

Friday, December 8, 2017

Yet another cold day and night in the district, with colder than normal Temperatures. Partly cloudy skies were the predominantly common factor.

The maximum Temperature for today was 30, attained at 3:36 P.M.  The minimum Temperature was 22, attained at 8:09 A.M., this brings the average Temperature to 26 degrees.

Today 0.00″ of Precipitation fell in Pittsburgh at the forecast office. Their monthly total is 0.37. Since, June 1, 22.04 inches of Precipitation fell and for the year, 40.75″ fell.

No snow fell Today, keeping their and mine snow Record at a trace for both the month and season.

In the CoCoRaHs Station,0.00 Precipitation fell, keeping the record for the month at 1.66″ and the snowfall remains at a trace.

Today’s River stage on the Youghiogheny River at Connellsville was 2.82″Changing down 0.11″, Tomorrow’s Forecast is 2.7″.

For the fire weather forecast the Haines index for tomorrow will be 5 in the daytime at 4 in the evening.

The air quality forecast for tomorrow 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 tomorrow is 41 degrees and the record high is 73, set in 1885. The normal minimum Temperature is 27 degrees and the record low for Pittsburgh is -4, set in 1876.

Sunrise for tomorrow Will occurr at 7:33 AM E.D.T., while Sunset will occur at 4:54 PM E.D.T..

In summary, Cold weather continues. Snow showers are likely with a reinforcing cold front late tomorrow.

Thursday, December 07, 2017

Another cold day after below normal Temperature reading overnight the night prior resulted in low minimum Temperatures for the day. About late afternoon, snow flurries occurred throughout the county of Fayette. None of the snow laid down on the ground, however.

For the record, 6 hundredths of fresh Precipitation fell in the CoCoRaHs Station, bringing the monthly total to 1.66 inches.

Other than the above mentioned items,no other major conditions occurred in the district.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

The morning CoCoRaHs Reading was 0.44″ of Precipitation that fell yesterday and the night before. This gave way as a Cold Front passed last night and brought clear and sunny skies throughout the day.

For the month at my CoCoRaHs Station, 6 tenths of Precipitation fell.

Conditions remained normal through the evening.