Winter http://wesa.fm en Public Works Director: Pittsburgh is Prepared for Snow Storm http://wesa.fm/post/public-works-director-pittsburgh-prepared-snow-storm <p>Western Pennsylvania is under a winter storm warning until 1 p.m. Wednesday, but new Pittsburgh Public Works Director Mike Gables isn’t worried.</p><p>He said he doesn’t believe the storm is going to be as bad as everyone thinks, but the city is ready either way.</p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 21:55:17 +0000 Jessica Nath 23887 at http://wesa.fm Winter Storm Fizzles, Bringing More Rain Than Snow http://wesa.fm/post/winter-storm-fizzles-bringing-more-rain-snow <p>Temperatures remained above freezing much longer into the night Tuesday than expected, bringing more rain than snow to southwestern Pennsylvania.</p><p>However, it was enough to prompt the Pittsburgh Public School District to issue a two-hour delay.&nbsp; Several other schools in the county followed suit.</p><p>By the time most alarm clocks were going off the rain had turned back into snow, but road conditions throughout Allegheny County were just wet for the start of the morning commute.</p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 12:18:12 +0000 Mark Nootbaar 20478 at http://wesa.fm Winter Storm Fizzles, Bringing More Rain Than Snow Motorists Urged to Prepare for Winter Driving Conditions http://wesa.fm/post/motorists-urged-prepare-winter-driving-conditions <p>While it may not officially be winter yet, winter driving conditions may be experienced as temperatures drop and snow begins to fall. AAA is recommending drivers take precautions for winter driving.</p> Sun, 24 Nov 2013 08:30:00 +0000 Deanna Garcia 20252 at http://wesa.fm Motorists Urged to Prepare for Winter Driving Conditions 6 Ways to Have Fun This Winter in Pittsburgh http://wesa.fm/post/6-ways-have-fun-winter-pittsburgh <p>The winter season in Pittsburgh offers plenty of opportunities to discover the city — or, for you native Pittsburghers — to remember why you love your city. Here’s our rundown of seasonal festivities to get you out the door and fill you with holiday spirit.<br /> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 17:27:38 +0000 Reid Carter 20251 at http://wesa.fm 6 Ways to Have Fun This Winter in Pittsburgh Saturn Drops 6 Inches of Snow on Pittsburgh Region http://wesa.fm/post/saturn-drops-6-inches-snow-pittsburgh-region <div class="field-item even"><p>By mid morning Wednesday, the snow had moved out of the Pittsburgh region and most of the city’s streets were treated.&nbsp; Pittsburgh Public Works crews used 62 trucks overnight and into the morning to clear the blanket of heavy wet snow.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Public Works Director Rob Kaczorowski reminded city residents to be careful when they start to clean their cars, sidewalks and drive ways and asks that home owners not just to drop the&nbsp;snow&nbsp;anywhere.</p> Thu, 07 Mar 2013 02:14:24 +0000 Mark Nootbaar 2152 at http://wesa.fm Saturn Drops 6 Inches of Snow on Pittsburgh Region