Pittsburgh Weather: City Officials Prepare For Weekend Snowfall That Could Make Monday Commute Hazardous

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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Officials in the City of Pittsburgh are preparing to keep roads safe Sunday evening and into Monday as snow is in the forecast.


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A statement from the Department of Public Works says the city is preparing for the wet, sticky snow that could impact the Monday morning commute. KDKA Meteorologist Ray Petelin says that Pittsburgh is expected to see 1-2 inches of snow, while some areas north of the I-80 corridor could see up to 4 inches.



City officials say that road crew workers will report for the overnight shift four hours early, at 6 p.m. instead of 10 p.m. Working to keep the cities streets clear will be 48 trucks working through the night and into the morning.


According to the City of Pittsburgh website, officials have declared Snow Level 1, which is the lowest snow level.


Residents can track snow plows in real time with the Snow Plow Tracker, which returned to service on Jan. 31.


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