248  
WWUS81 KPBZ 162255  
SPSPBZ  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA  
555 PM EST THU JAN 16 2020  
 
OHZ041-PAZ007-008-013>016-022-023-170000-  
COLUMBIANA-ARMSTRONG-JEFFERSON-BUTLER-CLARION-VENANGO-LAWRENCE-  
MERCER-INDIANA-  
555 PM EST THU JAN 16 2020  
   
..BANDS OF SNOW SHOWER...WITH EMBEDDED HEAVIER SQUALLS
 
WILL  
AFFECT NORTHEASTERN COLUMBIANA...MERCER... SOUTHERN VENANGO...  
LAWRENCE...INDIANA...BUTLER...JEFFERSON...ARMSTRONG AND CLARION  
COUNTIES...  
 
AT 553 PM EST, LAKE ENHANCED SNOW BANDS WERE MOVING SOUTHEAST  
THROUGH THE REGION. HEAVIER SQUALLS WITHIN THE BANDS WILL REDUCE  
VISIBILITY TO LESS THAN 1 MILE AND PROVIDE A QUICK COATING OF SNOW.  
ROADS COULD BECOME SNOW COVERED AS TEMPERATURES DROP THIS EVENING.  
THE SNOW SHOWERS IN THE BAND ARE MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 40 MPH WHILE  
THE ENTIRE BAND IS SINKING SOUTHWARD.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
NEW CASTLE... HERMITAGE...  
SHARON... INDIANA...  
BUTLER... OIL CITY...  
GROVE CITY... FRANKLIN...  
PUNXSUTAWNEY... CLARION...  
VANDERGRIFT... SHARPSVILLE...  
 
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...  
OHIO TURNPIKE NEAR MILE MARKER 241.  
PENNSYLVANIA TURNPIKE BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 8.  
INTERSTATE 79 IN PENNSYLVANIA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 83 AND 138.  
INTERSTATE 80 IN PENNSYLVANIA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 0 AND 91.  
INTERSTATE 376 IN PENNSYLVANIA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 4 AND 14.  
 
VISIBILITY WILL DROP QUICKLY TO NEAR ZERO IN THIS SNOW SHOWER.  
 
USE CAUTION IF YOU MUST TRAVEL THROUGH THIS SQUALL. RAPID CHANGES IN  
VISIBILITY AND ROAD CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY TO LEAD TO ACCIDENTS.  
CONSIDER DELAYING TRAVEL UNTIL THE SQUALL PASSES.  
 
LAT...LON 4040 7897 4042 7902 4037 7910 4050 7946  
4053 7945 4056 7956 4060 7955 4068 7966  
4067 7994 4075 8015 4086 8016 4085 8045  
4088 8053 4149 8052 4149 8000 4113 7881  
4072 7880  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2253Z 297DEG 36KT 4083 7988  
 

 
 
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