Winter Weather

A strong cold front will move through the area Thursday, reactivating the lake effect snow machine. Snow will begin across Western PA Thursday Night, with the heaviest snow likely Friday. Pittsburgh will see about 2-4″ of snow, with its northern suburbs picking up 4-6″.

The Laurel Highlands, especially around Somerset and Johnstown, will benefit from upslope activity, resulting in persistent snowfall. Around 6-8″ of snow is likely across these areas.

Here is our complete snowfall forecast map.


Area A – Snowfall accumulation of 8-12″ expected.

Area B – Snowfall accumulation of 6-8″ expected.

Area C – Snowfall accumulation of 4-6″ expected.

Area D – Snowfall accumulation of 2-4″ expected.

Area E – Snowfall accumulation of 1-2″ expected.

Area F – Snowfall accumulation of <1″ expected.

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