Butler Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

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

... Winter Weather Advisory for snow remains in effect until 7 am
EST Monday...

* total snowfall since last night... ending Monday morning... is
expected to range between 6 to 8 inches.

* Snow intensity... a steady light snow is expected for today into
the evening hours... with occasional periods of moderate snow
reducing visibilities to 1/2 mile at times. There may be a break
or lull in the snowfall late this morning into the very early
afternoon.

* Snow ending... snow will taper off after midnight.

* Impacts... hazardous travel conditions are expected due to snow
accumulation. Additionally... the snow is expected to become very
wet and heavy. 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.





Local Storm Report


03/01/2015 1028 am

Valencia, Butler County.

Snow e3.0 inch, reported by social media.






03/01/2015 1023 am

Sarver, Butler County.

Snow m5.3 inch, reported by public.






03/01/2015 0849 am

Portersville, Butler County.

Snow e4.0 inch, reported by social media.





03/01/2015 0700 am

2 miles SW of Butler, Butler County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            24 hour snowfall. Co-op observer




03/01/2015 0800 am

Evans City, Butler County.

Snow e2.0 inch, reported by social media.





03/01/2015 0549 am

Saxonburg, Butler County.

Snow m1.3 inch, reported by NWS employee.




Public Information Statement
Statement as of 9:20 am EST on March 01, 2015

... Local weather observations... the following are unofficial
observations taken during the past 6 hours for the storm that has
been affecting our region. Appreciation is extended to Highway
departments... cooperative observers... Skywarn spotters and media for
these reports. This summary is also available on our home Page at
weather.Gov/Pittsburgh

********************storm total snowfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

Ohio

... Coshocton County...
   1 W West Lafayette 3.0 849 am 3/01 trained spotter

... Jefferson County...
   Hammondsville 1.0 510 am 3/01 social media

... Muskingum County...
   New Concord 2.0 830 am 3/01 trained spotter
   Blue Rock 1.5 901 am 3/01 trained spotter

... Tuscarawas County...
   2 WNW New Cumberland 2.0 622 am 3/01 trained spotter

Pennsylvania

... Allegheny County...
   Bridgeville 3.0 854 am 3/01 facebook
   Penn Hills 2.5 820 am 3/01 facebook
   East Pittsburgh 2.0 813 am 3/01 facebook
   2 E Coraopolis 2.0 825 am 3/01 Neville Island
   Ross Township 2.0 720 am 3/01 facebook
   Carnegie 2.0 748 am 3/01 trained spotter
   Westwood 1.8 826 am 3/01 twitter
   Mount Washington 1.7 604 am 3/01 trained spotter

... Armstrong County...
   Kittanning 2.5 704 am 3/01 facebook

... Beaver County...
   Hookstown 3.0 800 am 3/01 twitter

... Butler County...
   Portersville 4.0 849 am 3/01 facebook
   Evans City 2.0 800 am 3/01 facebook
   Saxonburg 1.3 549 am 3/01 NWS employee

... Clarion County...
   Frogtown 3.0 815 am 3/01 trained spotter
   Clarion 2.3 721 am 3/01 facebook

... Fayette County...
   Farmington 1.5 743 am 3/01 trained spotter
   Vanderbilt 1.0 752 am 3/01 facebook

... Indiana County...
   Indiana 2.0 835 am 3/01 facebook

... Jefferson County...
   Punxsutawney 2.0 816 am 3/01 facebook

... Lawrence County...
   New Wilmington 3.5 740 am 3/01 twitter

... Mercer County...
   Sharpsville 3.0 708 am 3/01 facebook

... Venango County...
   Kennerdell 2.0 626 am 3/01 facebook

... Washington County...
   Courtney 3.0 836 am 3/01 facebook
   Cecil 2.0 828 am 3/01 facebook
   Washington 2.0 831 am 3/01 trained spotter
   Canonsburg 2.0 742 am 3/01 NWS employee

... Westmoreland County...
   2 SSW Irwin 2.5 909 am 3/01 public

West Virginia

... Ohio County...
   Wheeling 1.0 500 am 3/01 trained spotter


**********************24 hour snowfall**********************

Location 24 hour time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

Ohio

... Columbiana County...
   1 NNE Salem 3.0 653 am 3/01 cocorahs

... Monroe County...
   Hannibal 0.2 600 am 3/01 co-op observer

Pennsylvania

... Allegheny County...
   Moon Township 1.8 730 am 3/01 co-op observer
   1 SW Bridgeville 1.5 615 am 3/01 cocorahs
   Braddock 1.0 600 am 3/01 co-op observer

... Armstrong County...
   4 SSE Crooked Creek 2.0 700 am 3/01 co-op observer
   1 NW Sagamore 1.5 700 am 3/01 co-op observer

... Beaver County...
   Montgomery 1.1 700 am 3/01 co-op observer

... Butler County...
   2 SW Butler 2.0 700 am 3/01 co-op observer

... Clarion County...
   2 NW Cooksburg 0.2 730 am 3/01 co-op observer

... Fayette County...
   2 SSW Connellsville 0.5 600 am 3/01 co-op observer
   Point Marion 0.2 600 am 3/01 co-op observer

... Forest County...
   7 SSE Tionesta 1.5 600 am 3/01 cocorahs

... Jefferson County...
   S Timblin 1.5 700 am 3/01 cocorahs

... Mercer County...
   2 ENE Sandy Lake 1.0 435 am 3/01 cocorahs

... Venango County...
   1 S Franklin 2.5 810 am 3/01 co-op observer
   6 SW Titusville 1.8 700 am 3/01 cocorahs

... Washington County...
   1 WNW Venetia 1.9 800 am 3/01 cocorahs
   NE McMurray 1.6 700 am 3/01 cocorahs

... Westmoreland County...
   Loyalhanna lk 1.5 800 am 3/01 co-op observer
   Charleroi 0.7 600 am 3/01 co-op observer

West Virginia

... Marion County...
   NNE Fairview 0.5 700 am 3/01 cocorahs

... Ohio County...
   Pike Island 1.4 600 am 3/01 co-op observer

... Preston County...
   1 N Terra Alta 1.0 700 am 3/01 co-op observer
   Rowlesburg 0.3 700 am 3/01 co-op observer


***********************snow on ground***********************

Location snow time/date comments
                     on ground of
                     /inches/ measurement

Ohio

... Columbiana County...
   1 NNE Salem 8.0 653 am 3/01 cocorahs

Pennsylvania

... Allegheny County...
   1 SW Bridgeville 6.5 615 am 3/01 cocorahs

... Forest County...
   7 SSE Tionesta 16.0 600 am 3/01 cocorahs

... Mercer County...
   2 ENE Sandy Lake 20.5 435 am 3/01 cocorahs

... Washington County...
   NE McMurray 5.0 700 am 3/01 cocorahs
   1 WNW Venetia 4.0 800 am 3/01 cocorahs

West Virginia

... Marion County...
   NNE Fairview 2.0 700 am 3/01 cocorahs