Snow on the way
March 5, 2013

Despite clear blue skies Tuesday afternoon, forecasters were calling for snow, sometimes heavy at times, Tuesday evening into Wednesday.

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Butler County. Forecasters are predicting 3 to 5 inches of snow for the area.

Forecasters expect the storm to be worse south of Butler County. The weather service issued a Winter Storm Warning for Pittsburgh, where 5 to 8 inches of snow are expected.

The period of most intense snow is expected between midnight and 8 a.m. Wednesday, with most of the snow expected to end by Wednesday afternoon.

The snow is a part of a larger storm system that is expected to dump more than a foot throughout parts of the mid-Atlantic region.