The Pittsburgh region is on track for a one-two punch of snow and ice Monday and Tuesday with 3 to 6 inches forecast by the time this major storm has moved through.
A winter storm warning went remains in place until 1 p.m. Tuesday for Allegheny and surrounding counties, according to the National Weather Service in Moon.
The first wave of freezing rain arrived by 8 a.m. Monday before changing over to all snow for several hours. The region is experiencing a brief reprieve before the next round of snow arrives later today and continues into Tuesday.
“Roughly 1 to 3 inches of snow and ice is expected in a second wave around 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Monday night. Though snow later in the evening is likely to be mostly ice, which is what makes conditions dangerous for the roads,” said Jason Frazier, a meteorologist with the weather service.