Winter Weather Advisory
The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has posted a winter weather advisory for Washington County until 7 p.m. A winter weather advisory in Greene County was canceled overnight. The area is expected to receive 1-3 inches from the storm that started moving through Sunday. In this early morning photo of South Main, sidewalks had a coating of snow but South Main Street was wet. Many areas saw only about one inch of wet snow overnight. In Greene County, state police in Waynesburg reported rain, not snow. Temperatures will fall from the low 30's to the upper 20's this afternoon with a low tonight of 17. Major roads this morning are wet but in good shape. State police in Washington reported two accidents overnight--one in Canton Township, the other near the Laboratory exit on I-79, but no injuries in either accident. The Burgettstown school district reported several inches of snow and canceled classes for today. For the latest school information, listen throughout the morning to "The Pete Povich Show on 95.3/1450 or click on the school delays logo at the top of the page. Breaking news updates are available on this page or check out @JimWJPA on Twitter.
Blizzard Predicted In Northeast
NEW YORK (AP) - A blizzard warning is in effect for a 250-mile stretch of the northeast, including New York, Boston and Philadelphia. It's being called a "potentially historic" storm that could blanket the Northeast today and Tuesday with up to 2 feet of snow, and officials are urging residents to prepare for the worst. Airlines are getting ready to shut down operations along the East Coast, and the flight tracking site FlightAware says already some 1,700 Monday flights have been canceled.
Senators Want More Forces In Yemen
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican Sen. John McCain and Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein are calling on President Barack Obama to send more U.S. special operations forces to hotspots in the Middle East. The suggestion on CBS' "Face the Nation" is a direct challenge to Obama, who says he doesn't want to increase the U.S. military presence in Yemen despite the tumult there.