Winter Storm Watch

Issued At: Thursday, 11 Jan 2018, 4:11 AM EST
Expires At: Saturday, 13 Jan 2018, 1:00 PM EST

Tuscarawas-carroll-columbiana-coshocton-harrison-jefferson- guernsey-belmont-mercer-venango-forest-lawrence-butler-clarion- beaver-allegheny-armstrong-washington-hancock-brooke-ohio- including the cities of new philadelphia, dover, carrollton, malvern, east liverpool, salem, columbiana, coshocton, cadiz, steubenville, cambridge, martins ferry, st. clairsville, sharon, hermitage, grove city, oil city, franklin, tionesta, new castle, ellwood city, butler, clarion, punxsutawney, brookville, aliquippa, beaver falls, ambridge, monaca, pittsburgh metro area, kittanning, ford city, washington, canonsburg, weirton, follansbee, wellsburg, and wheeling 411 am est thu jan 11 2018 ...winter storm watch remains in effect from friday afternoon through saturday afternoon... * what...heavy mixed precipitation possible. plan on difficult travel conditions. rain will transition to freezing rain, then sleet, then snow. total snow accumulations of 6 or more inches, sleet accumulation over one half of an inch, and ice accumulations of one tenth of an inch are possible. * where...portions of northwest, southwest, west central and western pennsylvania, east central ohio and northern and northern panhandle of west virginia. * when...from friday afternoon through saturday afternoon. * additional details...significant reductions in visibility are possible. precautionary/preparedness actions... a winter storm watch means there is potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. continue to monitor the latest forecasts.