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Winter Weather Advisory

Statement as of 10:45 AM EST on March 01, 2015

Expires 7:00 AM EST on March 02, 2015


... Winter Weather Advisory for snow and a light glazing of ice remains
in effect until 7 am EST Monday...

* snow accumulations... will range from 2 to 4 inches generally
south of I-70... to as much as 6 to 8 inches from New
Philadelphia Ohio to Beaver Falls to Kittanning... as well as the
higher ridges east of greensburgh and Uniontown. 4 to 6 inches
are expected across the greater Pittsburgh metropolitan area. Due
to compaction... melting and settling of snow... actual snow
depths will be significantly lower.

* Ice accumulation... where snow melt occurs or precipitation mixes
with rain... a light glaze of ice is possible on untreated and
exposed roadways.

* Precipitation type... a steady light snow is expected to continue
through this evening... possibly mixing with or changing over to
rain for a brief period... especially south of I-70. Periods of
moderate snow... reducing visibilities to 1/2 mile at times... are
expected. Any mixed precipitation or rain will gradually change
back over to snow after 7 PM.

* Snow ending... snow is expected to gradually taper off toward
midnight.

* Impacts... hazardous travel conditions are expected due to snow
accumulation and a trace of ice. Additionally... the snow will be
of a very wet and heavy character. Persons shoveling should use
extreme caution and take frequent breaks to avoid injury.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that snowfall will cause
travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads. Report
snow accumulation to the National Weather Service by calling 412-
262-1988... posting to the NWS Pittsburgh facebook Page... or using
twitter @nwspittsburgh.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 9:12 AM EST on March 01, 2015


... Public information statement...

********* Pittsburgh monthly summary **********

The Pittsburgh PA climate summary for the month of February, 2015.
The maximum temperature for the period was 53. The normal maximum
temperature is 37. The record maximum temperature is 77 degrees
which was set in 1900. The minimum temperature was -10. The record
minimum temperature is -20 degrees which was set in 1899. The
average temperature was 18.3 degrees which is 12.8 degrees below the
normal average temperature of 31.1 degrees. The maximum temperature
did not exceed 90 degrees. The minimum temperature dropped below 32
degrees on 27 days this period. A total of 1.55 inches of
precipitation fell during the period which is 0.84 inches below the
normal amount of 2.39. 12 days with greater than or equal to 0.01
inches of precipitation were observed. 0.10 inches of precipitation
or greater fell on 4 days. 0.50 inches of precipitation or greater
were observed on 1 day. There were no days with precipitation
greater than or equal to 1.00 inches. The maximum 24 hour
precipitation was 0.60 inches between February 1 and 2nd. The
average daily precipitation for the period was 0.06 inches. A total
of 15.4 inches of snow fell during the month. The normal amount of
snowfall is 10.3 inches. There were 1,299 heating degree days this
period which is 351 above the normal amount of 948 days. The mean
wind for the period was 9 miles per hour. The maximum wind was 38
miles per hour from the northwest and occurred on February 14. The
maximum wind gust was 49 miles per hour from the northwest and
occurred on February 14.

February Pittsburgh

Avg temp precipitation snowfall

26.4 3.22 48.7 2010
31.8 4.97 14.1 2011
35.4 2.24 12.3 2012
28.7 2.13 16.3 2013
25.7 2.25 16.1 2014





********* Zanesville monthly summary **********

The Zanesville OH climate summary for the month of February, 2015.
The maximum temperature for the period was 57. The record maximum
temperature is 75 degrees. The minimum temperature was -16. This
ties the previous record of -16 degrees which was set in 2015. The
average temperature was 18.7 degrees which is 13.3 degrees below the
normal average temperature of 32.0 degrees. The maximum temperature
did not exceed 90 degrees. The minimum temperature dropped below 32
degrees on 26 days this period. A total of 1.05 inches of
precipitation fell during the period which is 1.12 inches below the
normal amount of 2.17. 11 days with greater than or equal to 0.01
inches of precipitation were observed. 0.10 inches of precipitation
or greater fell on 2 days. There were no days with precipitation
greater than or equal to 0.50 inches. There were no days with
precipitation greater than or equal to 1.00 inches. The maximum 24
hour precipitation was 0.49 inches between February 1 and 2nd. The
average daily precipitation for the period was 0.04 inches. There
were 1,243 heating degree days this period which is 319 above the
normal amount of 924 days. The mean wind for the period was 7 miles
per hour. The maximum wind was 35 miles per hour from the northwest
and occurred on February 14. The maximum wind gust was 44 miles per
hour from the northwest and occurred on February 14.

February

Avg temp precipitation

25.7 1.87 2010
32.4 4.08 2011
35.4 1.41 2012
29.2 2.36 2013
25.4 1.28 2014





********* Morgantown monthly summary **********

The Morgantown WV climate summary for the month of February, 2015.
The maximum temperature for the period was 61. The record maximum
temperature is 77 degrees. The minimum temperature was -7. This
ties the previous record of -7 degrees which was set in 2015. The
average temperature was 22.4 degrees which is 11.8 degrees below the
normal average temperature of 34.2 degrees. The maximum temperature
did not exceed 90 degrees. The minimum temperature dropped below 32
degrees on 26 days this period. A total of 1.73 inches of
precipitation fell during the period which is 0.87 inches below the
normal amount of 2.60. 11 days with greater than or equal to 0.01
inches of precipitation were observed. 0.10 inches of precipitation
or greater fell on 4 days. 0.50 inches of precipitation or greater
were observed on 1 day. There were no days with precipitation
greater than or equal to 1.00 inches. The maximum 24 hour
precipitation was 0.63 inches between February 1 and 2nd. The
average daily precipitation for the period was 0.06 inches. There
were 1,141 heating degree days this period which is 279 above the
normal amount of 862 days. The mean wind for the period was 6 miles
per hour. The maximum wind was 22 miles per hour from the west and
occurred on February 14. The maximum wind gust was 34 miles per
hour from the northwest and occurred on February 14.

February

Avg temp precipitation

28.8 2.95 2010
36.8 3.85 2011
37.3 2.01 2012
32.4 1.43 2013
28.8 3.35 2014






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