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>>>NOW, CHANNEL 11 NEWS STARTS WITH SEVERE WEATHER TEAM 11 COVERAGE. >>SNOW IN SUMMERHILL THIS MORNING. SOME NEIGHBORHOOD SAW A WINTRY MIX. COLD AND CLOUDY, THANK YOU FOR TWO OF US, I AM PICKY FOR THE GAME. >>GORDON LOESCH. METEOROLOGIST DANIEL DOZIER IS TRACKING THE TIMING. >>THE SNOW CAME DOWN IN HEAVY BURSTS. OUT RIGHT NOW ON STORM TRACKER DOPPLER 11 RADAR, WE ARE STILL HANGING ON. JUST A FEW FLURRIES ACROSS THE AREA. AS A PUT THIS LOOP HERE, YOU CAN SEE THE SNOW MOVING FROM WEST TO EAST ACROSS THE AREA. YES, A LOT QUIETER RELATIVELY SPEAKING THAN WHAT WE HAD THIS MORNING. TEMPERATURES ARE JUST AS COLD. IT IS FREEZING IN PITTSBURGH. 34 IN GREENSBURG, 33 OUT IN WASHINGTON THIS IS THE WIND CHILL, 24. WILL NEED THOSE COATS FOR SURE. 37, WE MAY STRUGGLE TO GET THERE TODAY. JUST A COLD BLUSTERY DAY WITH WINDS PICKING UP THIS AFTERNOON ANYWHERE FROM 10-15 MILES PER HOUR GUSTS UP TO 20. I AM GOING TO CHILL SHOW YOU THE WINDCHILL FORECAST. PLUS, MORE SNOW MOVING IN TONIGHT. I HAVE THE LATEST TIMING OF THAT SNOW ON OUR STORM TRACKER MAPS COMING UP AT 12:17. >>>WE JUST LEARNED THE NAME OF A MAN KILLED IN A HOUSE FIRE IN WASHINGTON COUNTY. 84-YEAR-OLD ROBERT BRYCE DIED LAST NIGHT. A WOMAN WAS IN THE HOUSE WHEN THE FIRE BROKE OUT IN SHE WAS TREATED FOR SMOKE INHALATION. A FIREFIGHTER INTO POLICE OFFICERS HAD MINOR INJURIES. THE CAUSE OF THE FIRE IS STILL UNDER INVESTIGATION. >>>NEIGHBORS ARE WITHOUT WATER AFTER A BIG WATER BREAK IN COLLIER TOWNSHIP. THE BREAKS ARE DEEP IMPACTING DRIVERS. MICHAEL HOLDEN JOINS US. YOU JUST LEARNED REPAIRS ARE NOT GOING TO WRAP UP ANYTIME SOON. >>Reporter: THIS IS A SIGNIFICANT WATER MAIN BREAK. I WANT TO SHOW YOU HOW BIG THIS REPLACEMENT PIECE IS. LOOK AT THAT, 30 INCHES. WE HAVE MADE SOME PROGRESS. CARS ARE SQUEEZING THROUGH. ONE LANE OF TRAFFIC IS BACK OPEN ALONG TOM’S RUN. OFFICIALS TOLD CHANNEL 11, THE WHOLE FIX, AS WELL AS WATER RESTORATION WILL NOT HAPPEN SOMETIME TOMORROW AFTERNOON. IN CIVILIAN AMERICAN WATER CREWS WORKED ALL MORNING AND INTO THE AFTERNOON TRYING TO FIX THIS WATER MAIN BREAK. IT HAPPENED AT 3:00 THIS MORNING. THE BREAK SENT WATER RUSHING INTO THE STREET AND SHUTTING DOWN THE EXTREMELY BUSY ROADWAY. SOME SCHOOL BUS ROUTES WERE EVEN IMPACTED BY THE CLOSURE. THE MAIN IS 30 INCHES LONG AND PEOPLE SAY IT IS ONE OF THE BIGGEST SERVICE PROVIDERS. THEY DESCRIBED THIS AS A MAJOR INCONVENIENCE. ESPECIALLY FOR THE ELDERLY. >>THEY NEED SPECIAL NEEDS. MORE THAN WHAT I WOULD NEED. I WENT AROUND AND CHECKED ON THE NEIGHBORS TO MAKE SURE THEY ARE OKAY. I HAVE A CONTACT NUMBER FOR THEM IF THEY NEED SOMETHING SPECIAL. >>Reporter: HERE IS A LIVE LOOK AT THAT 30 INCH REPLACEMENT PIECE. WE WANT TO REMIND EVERYONE THIS IS HAPPENING AGAIN ALONG TOM’S RUN ROAD. NOT AN IDEAL SITUATION. YOU CAN SEE THESE CARS TRYING TO SQUEEZE THROUGH. YOU HAVE FLAGGERS IN TWO OPPOSITE DIRECTIONS. IN THE MEANTIME, WE WILL STAY IN TOUCH WITH PENNSYLVANIA AMERICAN WATER. THE ULTIMATE GOAL IS TO HAVE EVERYTHING WRAPPED UP BY NOON TOMORROW. >>>A BIG DRUG BUST STARTED WITH A TRAFFIC STOP AND ENDED WITH A CHASE AND CRASH. POLICE PULLED A SUSPECT OVER, AND THAT IS WHEN OFFICERS SAY THE DRIVER STARTED ACTING SUSPICIOUSLY. LIZ KILMER SPOKE WITH THE WITNESS AND JOINS US FROM THE COUNTY JAIL. >>Reporter: WE PICKED UP COURT DOCUMENTS. THEY SAY THE SUSPECT FLED FROM PITTSBURGH POLICE, CRASHED HIS SUV, RAN OUT AND JUMPED OFF OF ROUTE 65. HE WAS ARRESTED AND TAKEN TO THE ALLEGHENY COUNTY JAIL. POLICE SAY WHEN THEY SEARCHED HIS SUV, THEY FOUND A LOT OF DRUGS. THIS IS ADAM SALMON FACING A TON OF CHARGES FROM FLEEING TO POSSESSION. POLICE SAY IT STARTED AROUND 5:30 PM YESTERDAY WHEN THEY SAW SIMON PULLING INTO TRAFFIC WITHOUT SIGNALING. THEY FOLLOWED HIM INTO CALIFORNIA AVENUE AND STOPPED HIM. COURT DOCUMENTS SAY POLICE COULD SMELL AND SEE MARIJUANA AND THOUGHT HE LOOKED TO BE REACHING FOR A WEAPON. THEY ASKED HIM TO GET OUT, BUT INSTEAD HE SPENT INTO ABOUT 65, CRASHED INTO A CONCRETE BARRIER, RAN OUT OF THE CAR AND JUMPED INTO A WALL 20 FEET DOWN WHERE MORE POLICE WERE CALLED INTO SEARCH. >>I WAS NERVOUS. I WANTED TO COME OUTSIDE AND ASK THE POLICE WHAT WAS GOING ON. I CUT MY BUTT INSIDE. >>Reporter: EVENTUALLY, POLICE DID FINE SALMON. THEY SAY HE WAS HIDING UNDER A VEHICLE. THEY DID SEARCH HIS SUV. THEY FOUND COCAINE, HEROIN AND OTHER DRUGS. HE WILL HAVE MUCH MORE ON THAT COMING UP AT 5:00. >>>A FIREFIGHTER WAS HURT BATTLING A HOUSE FIRE IN DONORA. IT HAPPENED LAST NIGHT ON SIXTH STREET. EVERYONE WHO LIVES THERE GOT OUT SAFELY. WE ARE WORKING TO FIND OUT HOW THE FIREFIGHTER IS DOING. WE HAVE NEW INFORMATION ON A SHOOTING IN WILKINSBURG. POLICE SAY THEY FOUND A VICTIM HIDING IN THE CAR. COUNTY POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING. WE WATCHED AS THEY TAPED OF THE CRIME SCENE AND CANVAS FOR EVIDENCE. THE VICTIM IS IN STABLE CONDITION. POLICE ARE ASKING POSSIBLE WITNESSES TO COME FORWARD TO HELP TRACK DOWN THE SHOOTER. >>>THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DISAPPEARANCE OF A BETHEL PARK WOMAN, THE POLICE CHIEF IS REVEALING DETAILS ABOUT THE KIDNAPPING AND MURDER OF JAMIE FADDEN. THE MAN ACCUSED OF KILLING HER IS SITTING IN JAIL. JOHN CHAPMAN IS ONLY CHARGED WITH KIDNAPPING. INVESTIGATORS FROM NEVADA WILL ARRIVE THIS WEEK TO QUESTION CHAPMAN. AN INVESTIGATION INTO HER CROSS- COUNTRY KIDNAPPING AND KILLING IS INTENSIFYING. HE SAYS SHE WAS KILLED BACK ON SEPTEMBER 25, DAYS AFTER CHAPMAN BROUGHT HER TO VEGAS, GIVING HER THE IMPRESSION SHE WAS GOING ON VACATION AND THEY WOULD BE HOUSEHUNTING THERE. SEVEN HOURS AFTER GETTING A MISSING PERSONS REPORT, POLICE TOOK CHAPMAN INTO CUSTODY. >>WE WERE ABLE TO LEARN OF THE FACTS IN THIS CASE AND MOBILIZE OUR ENTIRE DETECTIVE UNIT WITHIN MINUTES AND HAVE TO STARTING TO LOOK INTO LEADS. >>THE LINCOLN COUNTY SHERIFF SAYS THEY WILL HAVE A REPORT TO THEIR DISTRICT ATTORNEY BY THE END OF THE WEEK. >>>ONE PERSON IS DEAD, ANOTHER INJURED, AFTER A GUNMAN IS ON THE RUN. THIS AFTER A SHOOTING AT A MOVIE THEATER IN YORK COUNTY. THOSE SHOTS WERE FIRED JUST AFTER 10:00 LAST NIGHT. WORKER SAY THE SHOOTING HAPPENED INSIDE THE BUILDING BUT, NOT IN THE ACTUAL THEATER. THE INVESTIGATION IS ONGOING. >>>AN INMATE WAS FOUND DEAD INSIDE HIS CELL AT THE STATE PRISON IN MERCER COUNTY. STATE POLICE SAY JASON KELLY’S BODY WAS FOUND LAST NIGHT. ANOTHER INMATE WILL BE CHARGED WITH HOMICIDE. INVESTIGATORS SAY HE USED PIECES OF A TORN BEDSHEET TO STRANGLE KELLY. >>>PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP CRITICIZED DEMOCRATS AT THE START OF THE NATO LEADERS MEETING. HE SAYS THEY SHOULD NOT HOLD AN IMPEACHMENT HEARING TOMORROW WHILE HE IS OVERSEAS. >>I THINK IT IS VERY UNPATRIOTIC FOR THE DEMOCRATS TO PUT ON A PERFORMANCE. >>PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP ALSO CRITICIZED FRENCH PRESIDENT. MEANWHILE, THE HOUSE INTELLIGENCE COMMITTEE IS VOTING TODAY IN A SUMMARY REPORT OF THE LAST FEW WEEKS OF IMPEACHMENT HEARINGS. THAT BOAT IS TONIGHT AT 6:00. IF THE REPORT IS ADOPTED, IT WILL BE FORWARDED TO THE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE. THEY HOUSE INTELLIGENCE TERROR SAYS IT WILL BE RELEASED TODAY. THE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE WILL LAUNCH ITS FIRST HEARING TOMORROW. >>>A LIVE LOOK AT THE NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE’S BIG BOARD. STOCKS ARE SLUMPING AFTER PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP SAID HE IS NOT IN A HURRY TO MAKE THE TRADES DEAL WITH CHINA. TRUMP SUGGESTED AT THE NATO MEETING IN AGREEMENT MAY NOT COME UNTIL NEXT YEAR. >>>A FORMER FRANKLIN REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT HAS PLEADED GUILTY TO LAUNCHING A CYBER ATTACK ON MORE THAN A DOZEN SCHOOL DISTRICTS THIS AND GOVERNMENT OFFICES. MICHAELA KING WAS A SENIOR WHEN SHE DOWNLOADED A PROGRAM ON THE SCHOOL SYSTEM AND CAUSED IT TO CRASH. THAT AFFECTED SEVERAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND WESTMORELAND COUNTY GOVERNMENT OFFICES. A MAN FROM ILLINOIS PLEADED GUILTY LAST MONTH TO SELLING THE PROGRAM TO KING. >>>POLICE IN ROSS TOWNSHIP WILL HAVE BODY CAMERAS. FUNDING FOR THE CAMERAS AS PART OF THE TOWNSHIP’S BUDGET NEXT YEAR. THEY ARE EXPECTED TO $70,000 IT WILL BE PAID FOR GRANT MONEY. >>>PITTSBURGH PUBLIC SCHOOLS IS LOOKING TO RAISE TAXES. PARENTS ARE NOT HAPPY ABOUT HOW THE MONEY WILL BE USED. PITTSBURGH RESIDENTS ARE FACING A 2.5% INCREASE. MANY SAY MONEY THE SELF ISN’T THE ISSUE. THEY SAY TOO MUCH IS BEING SPENT ON INCREASED POLICING AND SECURITY INSTEAD OF TACKLING THE ROOT OF THE PROBLEM. >>IF WE ACTUALLY HAD THE SAME AMOUNT OF COUNSELORS AND SOCIAL WORKERS AS WE DO SECURITY PERSONNEL, THAT WOULD CHANGE THE GAME TREMENDOUSLY. >>A BOARD MEMBER TELLS US PPS PARTNERS WITH SOCIAL AGENCIES TO GET’S STUDENTS THE RESOURCES THEY NEED. >>>THE ALLEGHENY COUNTY DEPARTMENT WEEK OFFICE WILL OPEN THURSDAY. THAT OFFICE WAS ONE OF TWO TO CLOSE AT THE BEGINNING OF OCTOBER BECAUSE OF INCREASED DEMAND. THE OFFICE SERVES ABOUT 700 CLIENTS. THE OTHER POST OFFICE IS BEING RENOVATED AND WILL STAY CLOSED FOR NOW. >>>FORMER PRESIDENT JIMMY CARTER IS IN THE HOSPITAL. ACCORDING TO OFFICIALS WITH THE CARTER CENTER, THE 95-YEAR-OLD IS FEELING BETTER AND LOOKS FORWARD TO RETURNING HOME SOON. THIS YEAR, PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP HAVE FALLEN LEADING TO INJURIES, HAD HIP REPLACEMENT SURGERY, FRACTURED HIS PELVIS’S, AND HAD SURGERY TO HIS BRAIN CAUSED BY ONE OF THE FALLS. >>>DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES WILL JUST PARTICIPATE IN A FORM LATER THIS MONTH. SEVEN CANDIDATES, INCLUDING ELIZABETH WARREN, JOE BLANTON, AND BERNIE SANDERS WILL BE IN ATTENDANCE. IT IS SCHEDULED FOR DECEMBER 14 DOWNTOWN. WE ARE TOLD IT WILL NOT BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. >>>CLOUDY RIGHT NOW, PLUS ARE YOU SICK OF THIS CLOUD COVER, I’LL LET YOU KNOW WHEN SUNSHINE WILL RETURN.>>>RELIEF FOR A POINT PARK UNIVERSITY STUDENT. HER POST TO SHUT ON THE SCHOOL’S MUSICAL WAS SUCCESSFUL. SHE AND OTHER STUDENTS FELT THE PLAY WAS RACIST. STUDENTS CONSIDERED HOLDING A WALKOUT IF THEIR CONCERNS ARE NOT ADDRESSED. >>HEARING THAT LANGUAGE WAS SHOCKING. >>REPORTER:: SOME POINT PARK STUDENTS FIRST SAW THE SCRIPT FOR ADDING MACHINE, A MUSICAL, THEY COULDN’T BELIEVE WHAT THEY WERE READING. >>THE USE OF THE N WORD, AND IT DIDN’T SEEM PERSONALLY, IT WAS BEING USED IN A WAY TO COMBAT ANY OF THE INJUSTICES, IT FELT LIKE IT WAS IN THE SHOW TO BE IN THE SHOW. >>Reporter: THE PITTSBURGH PLAYHOUSE CHOSE A CAST STUDENTS FOR THE MUSICAL SET TO DEBUT THIS WEEK. A SPOKESPERSON SAID ADDING MACHINE SHOWS HOW EASILY DISCRIMINATION AND HATRED, BOTH IN INTO THE FABRIC OF SOCIETY. ASKED THE STUDENTS IN THE CAST, PRODUCTION CREW AND UNIVERSITY STAFF WHO WORK IN THE PLAYHOUSE WENT INTO AND PRODUCTION, THEY FOUND THE PLATE INCREASINGLY DISTURBING. >>FOR THAT LANGUAGE TO BE AGGRESSIVE, IT WAS SHOCKING. AND TO KNOW OUR SCHOOL WAS GOING TO PUT THE SHOW ON WITHOUT SUPPORTING THE ACTORS IN IT WAS HARD. >>Reporter: APPROXIMATELY 200 STUDENTS AND SOME STAFF VOICED THEIR OPINIONS TO THE UNIVERSITY’S TOP ADMINISTRATORS. THE UNIVERSITY DECIDED TO CANCEL THE PRODUCTION, HAVING AS A UNIVERSITY, WE ARE PROUD OF OUR THEATER STUDENTS FOR THEIR COURAGE TO STAND UP FOR THEIR BELIEFS AND ACT ACCORDING TO THEIR VALUES. THE TOWN HALL WAS A STEP FORWARD. >>THIS WASN’T THE RIGHT TIME FOR THE COMMUNITY OF PITTSBURGH TO SEE THIS TYPE OF SHOW. PITTSBURGH HAS SUFFERED FROM A LOT OF VIOLENCE THIS YEAR. WE SHOULD KNOW WE SHOULD BE CREATING ART THAT UPLIFTS THE COMMUNITY AND PUTS JOY INTO THE COMMUNITY. >>THERE IS ANOTHER TOWN HALL SCHEDULE TONIGHT WHERE STUDENTS SAY THEY WILL BRING UP OTHER CONCERNS THEY HAVE LIKE FACULTY DIVERSITY. >>>IT IS ALMOST TIME TO RING IN THE NEW YEAR. THIS MORNING, THE PITTSBURGH CULTURAL TRUST UNVEILED ITS PLANS FOR FIRST NIGHT 2020. IT IS PITTSBURGH’S WAY OF RINGING IN THE NEW YEAR. YOU ARE LOOKING AT VIDEO FROM THE EVENT. THE PITTSBURGH CULTURAL TRUST ATTRACTS ABOUT 40,000 PEOPLE EACH YEAR TO THE CULTURAL DISTRICT. THIS YEAR’S LINEUP INCLUDES AN INTERACTIVE ART PROJECT, CRAFT MAGIC SHOWS, FIREWORKS AND MUCH MORE. >>WHAT THIS IS ABOUT IS SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE IN OUR REGION TO CELEBRATE. >>YOU CAN FIND THE FULL LIST OF EVENTS ON THE WPXI NEWS APP. >>>THERAPY THOUGHT DOGS ARE COMING TO THE SHALE AREA SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO HELP STUDENTS. ACCORDING TO OUR PARTNERS, THE SCHOOL BOARD APPROVED A MOTION TO ALLOW A THERAPY DOG AT THE SCHOOL. THIS 4-YEAR-OLD LAB OR DOODLE NAMED PEPPER WILL HELP INCREASE ACADEMIC SUCCESS BY REDUCING STUDENT STRESS AND IMPROVING SELF-ESTEEM. THE HIGH SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKER AND PEPPER WILL BE AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS THREE DAYS A WEEK. >>>WE ARE LEARNING MORE ABOUT LOCAL TEACHER SALARIES. ACCORDING TO OUR PARTNERS, TEACHERS AT THE MONTOUR SCHOOL DISTRICT MAKE THE MOST WITH AN AVERAGE SALARY OF $93,000. FOX CHAPEL TEACHERS CAME IN SECOND. THE LOWEST PAID TEACHERS WORK AT ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL, MAKING $34,000. THREE MORE FROM OUR PARTNERS AT THE PITTSBURGH BUSINESS TIMES, GO TO THE BUSINESS SECTION OF OUR WPXI NEWS APP. >>>YOUR SEVERE WEATHER TEAM 11 FORECAST. >>GOOD AFTERNOON, LOOK AT OUR WIND FORECAST, WE SHOW THOSE WINDS WILL BE ANYWHERE FROM 5- 10 MILES PER HOUR. I STILL THINK THEY COULD GO AS HIGH AS 15 MILES PER HOUR AS THE DAY WEARS ON. IT WILL BE BREEZY FOR US, WHEN YOU FACTOR IN WINDS, YOU GET THAT WINDCHILL FACTOR. THIS IS A LOOK AT WHAT THE WINDCHILL WILL BE AROUND 4:00. YOU CAN SEE HERE, IT WILL FEEL LIKE THE UPPER 20s ACROSS OUR AREA. YOU HAD OUT THIS EVENING, IF YOU HAVE PLANS TO PICK OUT THE CHRISTMAS TREE, YOU WILL NEED THE BIG WINTER COAT. AS WE HEAD INTO TONIGHT, WE ARE TRACKING MORE SNOW. HE MAY BE ABLE TO GET AWAY WITH THE WINTER SNOW BOOTS, AND MORE ON HOW MUCH SNOW WE ARE EXPECTING TO SEE COMING UP. HIGH TEMPERATURES WERE TODAY GOING TO RANT ABOUT 34 IN BEAVER TO 36 IN GREENSBURG. WE WILL STRUGGLE TO GET TO THE UPPER 30s WITH ALL OF THE CLOUD COVER AND WHAT WE CALL COLD AIR INFECTION. IT MEANS WE HAVE WINTER COMING FROM THE NORTHWEST, RINGING IN COLD AIR FROM THAT DIRECTION. OVERNIGHT TONIGHT, TEMPERATURES WILL DROP TO JUST ABOVE THE FREEZING MARK AT 31 DEGREES, WITH A FEW SNOW SHOWERS DEVELOPING. ONCE NEXT DAY BREEZY, AROUND 5- 50 MILES PER HOUR. THE WIND DIRECTION WILL SHIFT TO THE SOUTHWEST. 29 IN BUTLER, 39 IN WASHINGTON, FREEZING TOWN. ANOTHER COLD NIGHT TONIGHT. WE HAVE A FEW SNOW SHOWERS COMING THROUGH THE AREA WE WILL CONCERNED FOR ISOLATED SLICK SPOTS FOR WEDNESDAY MORNING’S COMMUTE. ANY MOISTURE THAT FALLS AND HITS THE ROADS, ANY UNTREATED SERVICES, WE WILL HAVE TO MONITOR FOR THOSE SLICK SPOTS. HERE IS A LOOK AT STORM TRACKER AT 9 PM. THE BEST CHANCE OF TIMING FOR SNOW AGAIN, KIND OF STILL SEEING LINGERING FLURRIES. SHOWERS WILL RETURN TO THE FORECAST ONCE WE GET CLOSER TO 9 PM AND LATER. MODEL DATA IS SHOWING 10 PM, SOME SNOW IN THE PITTSBURGH AND WASHINGTON AREA. I URGE YOU TO CHECK BACK AT 5:00 FOR THE LATEST TIMING AND UPDATES. IS HE BREAKS IN THE SNOW OVERNIGHT INTO TOMORROW MORNING PERHAPS. MORE SNOW WILL BE DEVELOPING IN THE AFTERNOON. IF YOU ARE OUT AND ABOUT, YOU WILL SEE SNOW. THIS IS TO:30 ON WEDNESDAY. A LITTLE BIT OF RAIN MAY MIX IN AS WELL. IT IS WEDNESDAY WHERE WE MIGHT SEE SNOW ACCUMULATION. IT JUST DEPENDS ON GROUND TEMPERATURES. 39 DEGREES FOR TOMORROW, ANOTHER CLOUDY DAY WITH WINDS 10-20 MILES PER HOUR. IT WILL STAY BREEZY FOR OUR WEDNESDAY. THERE IS A LOOK AT THE FIVE-DAY FORECAST WITH WE CAN ALWAYS IN VIEW. IF YOU FLURRIES COULD LINGER INTO EARLY THURSDAY. THE HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 41 DEGREES, OTHERWISE PARTLY SUNNY. FRIDAY, ANOTHER SYSTEM WILL SWING THROUGH WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN-SNOW MIX. IF YOU ARE OUT AND ABOUT THIS WEEKEND, STILL TRENDING VERY WARM WITH 50 DEGREES. THE BIG DAY TO GET OUTSIDE WOULD BE SUNDAY. STILL, PLENTY OF SUNSHINE ON SATURDAY WITH 39. A LITTLE BIT COLDER. >>>ARE YOU ALLERGIC TO CHRISTMAS? WHAT IS IN YOUR TREE THAT COULD MAKE YOU SNEEZE.>>>ROBO CALLS COULD SOON BE BLOCKED. THIS COMES AFTER THE WORST MONTH FOR ROBO CALLS EVER. >>AMERICANS GOT 5 BILLION OF THEM IN NOVEMBER ALONE. CHANNEL EVANS BLAIR MILLER HAS MORE ON HOW LAWMAKERS PLAN TO CRACK DOWN ON THOSE CALLS. >>HI, THIS IS MANDY I AM CALLING ON BEHALF OF HOLIDAY GIVEAWAY. >>IT IS THE KIND OF CALL MOST OF US TRY TO IGNORE. THE MOUNTING ROBO CALLS ARE FRUSTRATING INEFFABLY BREAKTHROUGH THE POLITICAL DIVIDE IN WASHINGTON. >>DIFFICULT TO FIND ANYTHING PEOPLE AGREE ON. >>LAWMAKERS AGREED THEY WANT TO HAVE PUT ACTION TAKEN TO PREVENT ROBO CALLS. MEMPHIS REPRESENTATIVE DAVID CAST OFF SAYS FINES COULD BE $10,000 PER CALL. >>THAT CAN ADEQUATELY. >>THE HOUSE IS EXPECTED TO SIGN OFF ON THE SAME ONE. THE BILL WOULD FORCE PHONE COMPANIES TO BLOCK ROBO CALLS WITHOUT CHARGING CUSTOMERS EXTRA AND MAKE SURE ALL CALLS ARE COMING FROM REAL NUMBERS. IT WOULD GIVE THE GOVERNMENT MORE TIME TO FIND THE PEOPLE BEHIND THE CALLS IN AFTER THEM IN COURT. >>WE HAD A BIG SWEEP A COUPLE OF MONTHS AGO INVOLVING A LARGE NUMBER OF STATE AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT PARTNERS. >>LAWMAKERS SAY THE ENFORCEMENT IS ONE PART OF IT, TRACKING THE VIOLATORS MAYBE THE BIGGER EFFORT. >>WE WILL NOT STOP THIS PROBLEM WITH ENFORCEMENT ALONE, WE NEED TO SCALE OUR EFFORTS WITH TECHNOLOGY. WE MUST FIGHT BAD TECHNOLOGY WITH GOOD TECHNOLOGY. >>THE SEC WOULD ALSO HAVE TO REPORT BACK TO CONGRESS WHAT KIND OF ILLEGAL ACTIVITY THEY SEE FROM VIOLATORS. >>>POLICE SAY A WOMAN ROCKED OF $1000 ON STOLEN CREDIT CARDS. THE HOME INVASION THAT MAY BE CONNECTED TO THE CRIME. >>>WE ARE SAYING GOODBYE TO LAKE EFFECT SNOW. MORE SNOW IS MOVING IN TONIGHT. >>>SOME SNOW THIS MORNING, RIGHT NOW IT IS COLD AND CLOUDY.>>MORE SNOW COULD DEVELOP TONIGHT. METEOROLOGIST DANIEL DOZIER IS TRACKING THE TIMING. >>THE BEST THING TO DO IS LOOK TO THE WEST. THAT IS HOW THE WEATHER COMES IN. IF YOU REQUEST AN SNOW, THAT IS PROBABLY WHAT WILL HAPPEN. LET’S TAKE A LOOK AT STORM TRACKER DOPPLER 11 RADAR, YOU CAN SEE THE SNOW SHOWERS COMING FROM OHIO. WE HAVE SOME IN INDIANA AND MORE SNOW ON THE WAY. WE ARE TRACKING A WEATHER DISTURBANCE SET TO MOVE IN AS WE HEAD INTO TONIGHT. AS SOON AS ABOUT 9 PM OR SO, SNOW SHOWERS COULD BE DEVELOPING AND CONTINUING ON AND OFF BEFORE MORE SNOW MOVES IN AFTERNOON TOMORROW. WHEN IT IS ALL SAID AND DONE, THE EUROPEAN MODEL, THEY ARE IN GOOD AGREEMENT AT THE HIGHEST SNOW TOTALS WILL FALL IN THE RIDGES AND UP ALONG THE NORTH OF I 80. WE WILL STILL MONITOR THE REST OF THE AREA TO SEE HOW GROUND TEMPERATURES WILL AFFECT EXACTLY HOW MUCH SNOW WE COULD SEE. RIGHT NOW, IT LOOKS LIKE ANYWHERE OF ABOUT AN INCH OR LESS ACROSS THE AREA. OF COURSE, INITIAL MOUNTING AND GRASSY ELEVATED SURFACES IS WHERE IT WILL FALL FIRST. SOMETHING TO PAY ATTENTION TO. KEEP CHECKING BACK AS WE UPDATE THE FORECAST. FOR NOW, I 80 NORTH AND THE RIDGES LOOK TO ACCUMULATE THE MOST SNOW AS WE HEAD INTO WEDNESDAY AND EARLY THURSDAY. >>>POLICE SAY THIS WOMAN ROCKED UP $1000 ON STOLEN CREDIT CARDS TAKEN DURING A HOME INVASION. THE VICTIMS WERE IN OVER OLDER COUPLE. THE VICTIMS CAME FACE-TO-FACE WITH THE SUSPECT WHEN SHE BROKE INTO THEIR HOME THANKSGIVING DAY. >>TAKE A LOOK AT THE SUSPECT ON YOUR SCREEN WALKING INTO THE WALGREENS IN WASHINGTON. POLICE SAY THE CULPRIT IS USING A CREDIT CARD STOLEN FROM A HOME INVASION LAST THURSDAY ON THINGS GETTING. WASHINGTON POLICE WERE CALLED TO A HOME AROUND DINNERTIME THANKSGIVING. THE SUSPECT BROKE IN THROUGH A BASEMENT WINDOW AND CAME FACE- TO-FACE WITH THE ELDERLY HOMEOWNERS. >>SHE KEPT CHARGING THEM YOU BETTER BELIEVE I HAVE CALLED THE POLICE. THEY BASICALLY IGNORED HER ASKING WHERE IS THE MONEY. >>THE HOMEOWNER GRABBED HER CELL PHONE AND WAS TRYING TO CALL 911 AS THE SUSPECT KEPT ASKING FOR THE MONEY. SHE TOLD POLICE SHE WAS TRYING TO PUSH HIM OUT OF THE DOOR, TELLING HIM TO LEAVE. THAT IS WHEN THE SUSPECT STRUCK THE WOMAN IN THE FACE AND ARM, KNOCKING THE PHONE FROM HER HAND. >>THEY WERE LUCKY THE HOMEOWNER WAS UNARMED. THIS COULD HAVE BEEN A WHOLE DIFFERENT SCENARIO. >>THE SUSPECT WAS SEEN USING THE VICTIMS STOLEN CREDIT CARDS OVER THE WEEKEND AT SEVERAL STORES. POLICE ARE ASKING FOR THE PUBLIC’S HELP IDENTIFYING THE SUSPECT. SHE IS WEARING A CLEVELAND HAD IN THIS VIDEO, AND THE SAME WINTER BOOTS IN VIDEOS FROM A MULTIPLE STORES. >>>A WASHINGTON COUNTY WOMAN IS ACCUSED OF HITTING HER HUSBAND WITH A CAR. INVESTIGATORS SAY JASMINE ABEL WAS FIGHTING WITH HER HUSBAND AT RULE KING AT THE WASHINGTON CROWN CENTER FRIDAY. HE WENT OUTSIDE AND WENT BACK TO THE STORE TO SAY HE HAD BEEN HIT BY A CAR. INVESTIGATORS SAY ABEL ADMITTED HITTING HIM. SHE IS FACING CHARGES, INCLUDING AGGRAVATED ASSAULT. >>>A KEY WITNESS IN HER MOUTH HOLDS TRIAL IS NOT FACING CRIMINAL CHARGES. INVESTIGATORS SAY THE VON HARPER WAS DRIVING THE CAR HOLD GOT OUT OF. HE EVENTUALLY RAN AND SHOT THE KENSINGTON POLICE OFFICER BRYAN SHAW. HARPER HAS BEEN FACING DRUG CHARGES. PROSECUTORS DISMISSED THEM AFTER GETTING PERMISSION FROM OFFICER SHOT HIS FAMILY. >>>TWO MEN FACE CHARGES AFTER A TRAFFIC STOP ON DEAR. THE TROOPERS FOUND A STOLEN HANDGUN AND LOADED RIFLE. NICELY AND GARRETT MARCHMAN WERE ARRESTED BECAUSE THEY ARE NOT ALLOWED TO HAVE GUNS. >>>EVEN IF YOU LOOK AT THINGS GIVING THERE IS AN EMPTY CHAIR. >>HE LOST HIS KNEES TO DRUGS AND LAWMAKERS ARE FIGHTING TO LEGALIZE SOMETHING THAT COULD SAVE OTHERS. SENTINEL TEST STRIPS CAN TELL YOU OF HEROIN IS SPIKED WITH THE DEADLY DRUG. ERIN MARTIN HAS MORE ON THE PUSH TO LEGALIZE THOSE TEST STRIPS. >>THIS IS AMBER MERSON, A 24- YEAR-OLD WHO LOST HER LIFE TO AN OVERDOSE IN 2015. THE HOLIDAYS ARE A DIFFICULT HER MOTHER FOR HER UNCLE, HOW PERSONAL THIS FIGHT HAS BECOME. >>IF YOU LOOK AT THANKSGIVING, THERE IS AN EMPTY CHAIR. IT IS HARD. >>Reporter: STATE LEGISLATORS ARE CONSIDERING A BILL THAT WOULD ALLOW DRUG USERS TO TEST FOR THE PRESENCE OF FENTANYL. THE TESTING STRIPS ARE CONSIDERED DRUG PARAPHERNALIA. >>I DON’T KNOW HOW MUCH PEOPLE THAT ARE USING WILL TEST IT. IF YOU GET A COUPLE THAT WILL USE IT IT IS WORKING. >>THE HOPE IS LEGALIZING TEST STRIPS COULD HELP CONTINUE THE TREND. ALLEGHENY COUNTY HAS GONE FROM 737 DEATH IN 2017 TO 189 THIS YEAR. WHILE THE DROP A SIGNIFICANT, ONE THING THAT HASN’T CHANGED IS THE ROLE OF FENTANYL. 75% OF OVERDOSE DEATHS AND PAUL FENTANYL IN SOME WAY. >>Reporter: THE ALLEGHENY COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE IS COMMITTED TO NOT PROSECUTING ANYONE FOR POSSESSING FENTANYL TESTING STRIPS. ARE MULTI-HOPES LEGALIZING THE STRIPS WILL LEAD TO MORE AVAILABILITY AND GIVE SOMEONE A SECOND CHANCE HIS NIECE NEVER HAD. >>THERE ARE A LOT OF THINGS THAT HAVE CHANGED THAT COULD HAVE SAVED A LOT OF LIVES. >>Reporter: DO YOU FEEL LIKE THIS COULD POTENTIALLY BE THE NEXT STEP IN HELPING SAVE THOSE LINES? >>YES I DO. >>EVEN THOUGH IT IS CONSIDERED ILLEGAL. INVENTION POINT PITTSBURGH PROVIDES FENTANYL STRIPS TO DRUG USERS. >>>WE HAVE A WARNING FOR PEOPLE WHO LIVE IN JEFFERSON HILLS. POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A RASH OF CAR THEFTS AND BURGLARIES. POLICE SAY CARS HAVE BEEN TARGETED ON GAIL HALL, WATERMAN EAST AND SEVERAL OTHER STREETS. THEY WERE BROKEN INTO IN THE EARLY MORNING HOURS. >>>THE DEP HAS ORDERED A HEMP DRYING FACILITY IN WESTMORELAND COUNTY TO SHUT DOWN. WE TOLD YOU WHEN NEIGHBORS COMPLAINED ABOUT THE SMELL COMING FROM PATRIOT FIELD. THE DEP SAYS IT INSTALLED AND OPERATED EQUIPMENT WITHOUT AUTHORIZATION. THE ORDER REQUIRES THE BUSINESS TO STOP OPERATING WITHIN 48 HOURS. >>>NEW DETAILS ON THE PUSH TO MAKE DOWNTOWN PITTSBURGH SAFER. THE CITY IS ASKING FOR YOUR INPUT ON HOW TO MAKE GETTING AROUND BUSY ROADS EASIER. IT STARTS WITH AN ONLINE SURVEY. RENATE WALLACE WENT THROUGH THE SURVEY AND SPOKE WITH PEOPLE READY TO GIVE THEIR OPINION. >>Reporter: DOWNTOWN COMMUTERS TOLD A CHANNEL 11 THEY ARE READY TO WEIGH IN ON WHAT WOULD MAKE DOWNTOWN PITTSBURGH EVEN BETTER LIKE MORE BUSES. >>CERTAIN AREAS DON’T HAVE THEM AS MUCH AS THEY SHOULD. >>CITY LEADERS ALONG WITH THE PORT AUTHORITY AND SOUTHWEST PENNSYLVANIA COMMISSION WANT YOU TO TAKE AN ONLINE SURVEY SO THEY CAN DEVELOP A MOBILITY PLAN FOR THE FUTURE. CHANNEL 11 TOOK A LOOK AT SOME BILL QUESTIONS LIKE HOW DO YOU TRAVEL TO DOWNTOWN PITTSBURGH, BIKE, BUS, DRIVE, OR LIGHT RAIL? >>I TAKE A BUS OR UBER. >>OTHER QUESTIONS, WHAT BRINGS YOU DOWNTOWN, WHAT DO YOU LIKE ABOUT GETTING AROUND, EASY TO PARK, OR TRAFFIC NOT TOO BAD. >>WHAT YOU THINK ABOUT DOWNTOWN TRAFFIC, CAN THAT BE IMPROVED? >>THEY CAN BE IMPROVED. I DON’T HAVE SPECIFIC IDEAS. >>Reporter: THAT IS OKAY. THE GOAL OF THE $1 MILLION PARTNERSHIP STUDY IS DESIGNED TO GATHER OPINIONS AND COME UP WITH A LONG-TERM PLAN TO MEET THE NEEDS OF RESIDENTS AND COMMUTERS. ONE THING WE DID HERE MORE THAN ONCE WAS MORE GREEN SPACE. >>I AM SHOCKED MARKET SQUARE ISN’T A PEDESTRIAN ONLY ZONE. >>THE SURVEY IS AVAILABLE UNTIL JANUARY 20. YOU CAN FIND THE LINK ON TRYING TO. >>>BLACK FRIDAY AND CYBER MONDAY ARE BEHIND US. >>TODAY IS GIVING TUESDAY. A NEW POLL IS OUT WHERE PENNSYLVANIA RANKS WHEN IT COMES TO LENDING A >>>AFTER A LONG WEEKEND FULL OF SHOPPING, TODAY IS THEY DATED TO GIVE BACK. IT IS GIVING TUESDAY, A CHANCE FOR YOU TO GIVE TO YOUR FAVORITE WERE THE CAUSE. LAST YEAR, $400 MILLION WAS RAISED AND 3.6 MILLION GIVES WERE DONATED. MEANWHILE, A NEW STUDY FOUND PENNSYLVANIA IS ONE OF THE MOST CHARITABLE STATES IN THE COUNTRY. WALLET HELP LOOKED AT FACTORS WITH THE VOLUNTEER RATE TO THE SHARE OF INCOME DONATED TO CHARITY. PENNSYLVANIA IS THE SIXTH MOST CHARITABLE STATE. MINNESOTA CAME IN FIRST. ARIZONA WAS DEAD LAST. >>>POLICE SAY A PORCH PAYMENT PLAN TO STILL A PACKAGE WAS FOILED BY A DELIVERY DRIVER. A RING DOORBELL CAMERA RECORDED THAT THE WALKING UP TO THE HOME AND TAKING THE BOX FROM THE PORCH AND RUNNING OFF. WHAT THE THIEF DIDN’T SEE WAS AN AMAZON PRIME A DELIVERY DRIVER THAT CAME UP AT THE BACKGROUND. THAT DRIVER SAW WHAT WAS GOING ON AND CALLED 911. THE WOMAN DROPPED THE BOX IN THE BUSHES AND THE DRIVER RETURNED THE PACKAGE BACK TO THE OWNER. >>>A 7-YEAR-OLD SURFING WHEN A SHARK KNOCKED HIM INTO THE WATER. THIS IS VIDEO TAKEN ON THE FAMILIES GO PRO OFF THE COAST OF NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FLORIDA. YOU CAN SEE THE MOMENT THE SHARK JUMPS OUT OF THE WATER. THE RUN IN ISN’T GOING TO KEEP THAT YOUNG SURFER OUT OF THE WATER. THE SECOND-GRADER SAYS HE WANTS TO SURF MORE, NOW. >>>PEOPLE ARE DEALING WITH CHRISTMAS ALLERGIES. >>WHAT IS IN YOUR TREE AND ON YOUR DECORATIONS THAT COULD BE MAKING YOU SNEEZE?>>>HOLIDAY SHOPPING SEASON IS HERE. CHANNEL 11 IS BRINGING YOU A NEW WAY TO FIND OUT ABOUT PRODUCTS HE MAY HAVE SEEN STEALS AND DEALS ON THE TODAY SHOW. NOW WE ARE BRINGING YOU LOCAL STEALS AND DEALS. HERE IS LISA ROBERTSON. >>HEY, PITTSBURGH. I AM EXCITED TO BE HERE BRINGING YOU AMAZING DEALS FROM SOME OF THE BEST BRANDS. YOU KNOW THAT I KNOW A GOOD DEAL. GO TO LOCAL STEALS AND DEALS.COM, OR TEXT WPXI TO 65,000. I HAVE THESE IN MY CAR AND DO THEY REALLY WORK, THIS IS CALLED THE DROP STOP. YOU PUT IT BETWEEN YOUR SEED AND CONSUL. INSTEAD OF THINGS GOING DOWN IN BETWEEN, YOU WILL NEVER HAVE TO LOOK FOR ANYTHING EVER AGAIN. NOTHING DROPS DOWN IN BETWEEN. HE WILL GET TWO OF THESE. TRUST ME, PLEASE GET ONE FOR YOUR TEENAGERS. ORIGINALLY $19.99. >>>MANNY SPEISER MADE WITH FRESH NATURAL SIMPLE INGREDIENTS. HERE’S THE BEST PART, YOU WILL GET 12 OF THESE. IT WILL COME TO YOUR HOUSE ON DRY ICE IN TODAY’S. ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS PUT THEM IN THE FREEZER. WHEN YOU ARE READY FOR ONE, YOU POP IT IN THE OVEN FOR 12 MINUTES. HE WILL HAVE 12 TOTAL. THAT IS A COMBINATION OF CHERRY, APPLE, BLUEBERRY AND PUMPKIN. YOU GET THEM FOR $29.98. YOU SAY 50% AND I WANT ALL OF THEM. >>>MY THERAPY IS ABOUT HIGH AND AMAZING INGREDIENTS TO CARE FOR YOUR BODY AND FRAGRANCES TO ALTER YOUR STATE OF MIND. THIS WILL BE BODY CARE, BODY WASH, BODY LOTION, DIFFERENT SIZES MADE WITH AMAZING FRAGRANCES MADE TO ALTER YOUR MOOD. ENERGIZE GROUNDED, INSPIRED, LOVE, ALL OF THESE THINGS ARE MADE EXPECTED FRAGRANCE. YOU HAVE YOUR CHOICE OF SO MANY GREAT OPTIONS. YOURS IS $12 AND $19.50. YOU SAVE UP TO 50%. >>>DON’T FORGET THESE ARE ONLY AVAILABLE WHILE SUPPLIES LAST. TO GET THESE GREAT SAVINGS, GO TO LOCAL STEALS AND DEALS.COM OR TEXT WPXI TO 65,000. YOU ARE GOING TO LOVE IT. TEXT WPXI TO 65,000, SEE YOU SOON. >>>WE HAVE BEEN TELLING YOU HOW HYPER LOOP TECHNOLOGY COULD GET YOU FROM PITTSBURGH TO CHICAGO IN UNDER AN HOUR. GEOGRAPHY COULD SLOW PROJECTS DOWN. THE PROPOSALS TO CONNECT THE CITIES COULD FACE CHALLENGES AND EXTRA COSTS FOR NEEDED BRIDGES AND TUNNELS. OFFICIALS SAY THEY ARE STILL WORKING TO FIGURE OUT HOW MUCH CONSTRUCTION WOULD COST. >>>COULD TO BE ALLERGIC TO CHRISTMAS? NOT REALLY CHRISTMAS, BUT MAYBE THE TREE, EXPERTS SAY THERE COULD BE A HIDDEN DANGERS IN YOUR FAVORITE HOLIDAY ACCESSORIES INCLUDING POLLEN AND MOLD IN YOUR CHRISTMAS TREE, AND MOLD ON YOUR ARTIFICIAL TREE AS WELL. >>IT IS NOT JUST THE DUST, IT IS THE MOISTURE. IF YOU MOISTURE MIXED WITH DUST, YOU WILL HAVE MOLD. IT CAN GO GROW IN 2 TO 3 DAYS. >>EXPERTS SAY WIPE YOUR DECORATIONS DOWN BEFORE YOU SET THEM UP. THEY ARE ALL PRIME BREEDING GROUNDS FOR MOLD AND DUST MITES. >>>YOUR SEVERE WEATHER TEAM 11 FORECAST. >>BACK WITH A CHECK OF THE FORECAST HERE, IT IS CLOUDY AND GLOOMY LOOKING OUTSIDE, THIS IS DOWNTOWN PITTSBURGH, 32 DEGREES, WE HAVE A WIND CHILL AT 24. IT IS DEFINITELY FEELING LIKE WINTER. THIS MORNING, WE HAD DRIZZLE, WE HAD SNOW, WHAT WAS FLYING OUT THERE YOU PROBABLY ASKED A COUPLE TIMES ON YOUR WAY INTO WORK THIS MORNING, THIS IS WHAT WAS HAPPENING. WE HAVE HAD A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OFF THE COAST OF ENGLAND. WHEN YOU HAVE THAT, YOU HAVE A NORTHWEST WIND COMING INTO THE AREA. NOTICE OF TO THE NORTH, WE HAVE GOT LAKE. THAT COLD AIR IS MOVING OVER US, A SLIGHTLY MILDER WATER. THAT ALLOWS THE SNOW TO FORM. BECAUSE WE HAVE A NORTHWEST WIND, THOSE LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS ARE STREAMING IN FROM THAT DIRECTION. YOU MIGHT BE WONDERING WHY DO WE HAVE DRIZZLE IN SPOTS? WHAT HAPPENS IS YOU GET A LITTLE BIT OF WARM AIR ABOVE THE SURFACE. SO JUST OF RALPH GROUND LEVEL HERE, IT CAN MELT THE SNOW BEFORE IT REACHES THE GROUND. THAT IS WHY WE WERE GOING BACK AND FORTH AND BACK AND FORTH THROUGH THE DAY TODAY BETWEEN DRIZZLE AND SNOW AND MOSTLY TURNED TO SNOW SHOWERS. HERE IS OUR VISIBLE SATELLITE. YOU CAN SEE THE CLOUD COVER ACROSS THE AREA. WE WILL BE STOCKED IN WITH CLOUDS ALL DAY LONG. TEMPERATURES ARE AT THE FREEZING MARK FOR MANY LOCATIONS WITH THE EXCEPTION OF WASHINGTON AND MORGANTOWN. CHECKING IN AT 33. WIND CHILL, FACTORING IN WIND AND THE AIR TEMPERATURE. IS A 24 IN PITTSBURGH, IT FEELS LIKE 24 IN GREENSBURG. HE WILL NEED THE COATS WHEN YOU TAKE FIDO OUT, THE TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE MID 30s THIS AFTERNOON WITH A LOT OF CLOUD COVER STICKING AROUND, EVEN INTO TONIGHT. THE WINDCHILL FORECAST FOR THE REST OF THE DAY FEELS LIKE 25 3:00. FEELING LIKE 28 AT FIVE. THE WIND DIRECTION WILL SHIFT THROUGHOUT THE DAY COMING FROM THE WEST VERSUS THE NORTHWEST. STILL, THAT IS A COOLING WIND FOR US. REINFORCING THE COOLER AIR TONIGHT, LOOKING AT UPPER 20s TO LOW 30s. 31 IN PITTSBURGH, 31 IN WASHINGTON, 29 IN BUTLER. TOMORROW MORNING, WE WILL BE CONCERNED WITH A FEW ISOLATED SLICK SPOTS AS WELL. IF YOU ARE JOINING US, HERE IS AN HOUR BY HOUR LOOK AT OUR STORM TRACKER. MAINLY AFTER 9:00 WE WILL SEE A FEW SNOW SHOWERS POP INTO THE PITTSBURGH AREA. HERE IS 10:30 THIS EVENING. OVERNIGHT TONIGHT, SOME BREAKS IN THE SNOW. SAME THING AS WE HEAD INTO THE DAY WEDNESDAY. IN THE AFTERNOON, IT LOOKS LIKE IT BECOMES MORE STUDY. IT COULD MIX WITH RAIN AT TIMES. WE HAVE THAT ONE LAYER SHOWING UP ABOVE GROUND LEVEL. HERE IS THE PURPLE COLOR WHICH INDICATES THAT MIXED PRECIPITATION. SNOW SHOWERS MIXED WITH RAIN AT TIMES EXPECTED FOR THE DAY WEDNESDAY. TEMPERATURE WISE, WE ARE LOOKING AT MID TO UPPER 30s TOMORROW. 39 IN PITTSBURGH, 36 IN TEMPERATURES TOMORROW. IT IS IS A CHECK OF THE FIVE- DAY FORECAST. AS FAR AS SNOW TOTALS, RIDGES LOOK TO SEE SEVEN MINOR SNOW ACCUMULATION. I THINK ACROSS OUR AREA, WE HAVE TO WALK TO THE GROUND TEMPERATURES. NOT AS MUCH AS THE RANGERS FOR THE EYE 80 CORRIDOR. HERE IS THE TUESDAY WEDNESDAY FORECAST THURSDAY, A FEW FLURRIES AROUND IN THE MORNING. HERE IS YOUR WEEKEND SHAPING UP TO BE DRY. SUNDAY IS NEAR 50. MONDAY OF NEXT WEEK IF YOU WANT AN EARLY PREVIEW WE WILL BRING MORE RAIN TO THE FORECAST. >>>FAST FOOD FAVORITES COULD BE IN SHORT SUPPLY. >>THE REASON FRENCH FRIES MIGH>>>PENNSYLVANIA COULD LOSE THREE MINOR BASEBALL TEAMS. GOVERNOR WOLF IS GETTING IN FALL TO SAVE THE CLUBS. MAJORLY BASEBALL WANTS TO CUT TIMES WITH THE WILLIAMS FOR CROSS CUTTERS IN STATE COLLEGE SPIKES. THIS IS PART OF A MAJOR RESTRUCTURING PLAN TO IMPACTS 40 TEAMS ACROSS THE COUNTRY. THE GOVERNOR HAS RAN THE BASEBALL COMMISSIONER HOPING THE ORGANIZATION WOULD RETHINK ITS DECISION. >>>AND APPLE THAT COULD LAST UP TO A YEAR IN YOUR FOR YOUR REFRIGERATOR HAS HIT GROCERY STORE SHELVES IN WASHINGTON STATE. IT TOOK RESEARCHERS AND FARMERS TWO DECADES TO MAKE THE COSMIC CRISP APPLE. IT IS A MIXTURE OF ENTERPRISE AND HONEY CRISP APPLES. THE COSMIC CRISP GOT ITS NAME FROM THE LITTLE BRIGHT SPOTS THAT RESEMBLE STARS. THE ACIDITY OF IT SUPPOSEDLY PREVENTS IT FROM TURNING BROWN AS QUICKLY AS OTHER OUTPOSTS. THEY SHOULD BE AVAILABLE NEXT YEAR. THEY WILL SELL FOR ABOUT 5 DOLLARS A POUND. >>>IF YOU LOVE FRENCH FRIES, LISTEN UP, THE POTATO CROP HAS BEEN BAD. THEY MIGHT BE HARD TO COME BY NEXT YEAR. COLD WEATHER AND HURRICANE DORIAN DAMAGED POTATO CROPS IN THE U.S. AND CANADA WHICH MEANS SMALLER AND FEWER POTATOES. THIS COULD BE THE SMALLEST POTATO CROP IN NEARLY A DECADE. >>>McDONALD’S IS SUBMITTING A LATE ENTRY INTO THE CHICKEN SANDWICH WARS. THE COMPANY TELLING USA TODAY IT IS TESTING TWO NEW ITEMS, THE CRISPY CHICKEN SANDWICH AND DELUXE CRISPY CHICKEN SANDWICH. HE COULD BE ROLLED OUT NATIONWIDE. McDONALD’S FRANCHISEE OWNERS SAID A NEW PREMIUMS DAMAGE SHOULD BE THE COMPANY’S TOP PRIORITY TO COMPLETE WITH CHICK- FIL-A, POPEYES AND OTHERS. >>>THAT IS OFFERED CHANNEL 11 NEWS AT NOON. OUR NEXT NEWSCAST IS TONIGHT AT 5:00. >>YOU CAN GET BREAKING NEWS UPDATES ANYTIME ON OUR STREAMING APPS. THANK YOU FOR WATCHING, HAVE A

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