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Track road conditions in Westmoreland County as it snows on the roads in our area – CBS Pittsburgh

WESTMORELAND COUNTY (KDKA) – We are monitoring road conditions throughout our area in the KDKA Mobile Weather Lab.

Route 30 directions Irwin – 5 am

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SEE the Bryant Reed report:

Since we were on the road, heading here, the road conditions weren’t so terrible.

It’s definitely snowing, it’s affecting, but the roads seem to be stable so far.

There was snow on the road, but the two cars ahead of us was a truck being treated on the road.

We saw a lot of them this morning.

So we’re going to the Irwin Greensburg area, and in Westmoreland County, PennDOT is really just an email saying they’re lowering the speed limits in Westmoreland County and in Washington County on Interstate 70. 45 mph.

Irwin – 5:30 am

SEE the Bryant Reed report:

We arrived in Irwin not long ago, driving through the main strip here.

Half an hour ago, the conditions weren’t that bad, but now it’s a little different, especially as the snow is starting to fall a little heavier.

Much ground is covered.

In fact, on the way up here, we saw a car trying to turn but couldn’t make it in time.

Looks like they got caught in the snow and ran to the side of the road.

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Very scary situation, but they seem to be fine, they started backing up as a reserve, but those are the conditions we are seeing here this morning.

It is very important that if you are going out, make sure you are driving slowly, make sure you are staying safe and take a little extra time to brake, especially when you cannot see a vehicle. number of lanes on the road.

You don’t know if the ice covers the street or not.

Crews are trying to make a difference on these roads, but as the snow continues to fall, it gets much harder.

Norwin – 7 am

SEE the Bryant Reed report:

As the weather begins to calm down a bit, road conditions are also improving as the snow plows keep returning.

There’s a bit of visibility on these roads.

There’s still a bit of dust, but not too much.

It is getting a little better as we have seen all morning where some spots are hard to see on the roads with a view.

When the snow fell, the roads were covered.

So cars are having an easier time now as the morning continues.

You start to see snow on the side of the road instead of on the road, which is a good sign.

It shows that the crew is out, no matter where you are in Westmoreland County.

PennDOT is still setting speed limits for various areas, especially I-70.

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If you are driving, you need to exercise extreme caution as there is ice underneath the snow.

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