PITTSBURGH, Penn. (CIRCA via STORYFUL) - A snowstorm hit the East Coast early Wednesday morning, keeping crews at the Pittsburgh Airport busy.
A line of snow plows were seen moving across the airport preparing for freezing afternoon rain in a video posted by the airport on twitter. Meanwhile, a flight was successfully able to take off behind the plows, although approximately 20 flights had already been canceled by 8 a.m., the airport said.
Crews have been busy this morning with snow and preparing for freezing rain this afternoon. As of 8 am, monitors showing about 20 flight cancellations to DC, Philly, Boston, and East Coast. PIT alternating between 2-3 open runways. pic.twitter.com/O6ucEvq3x4— PIT airport (@PITairport) February 20, 2019
The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh reported 2.5 inches of snow in the vicinity of the airport by 10:22 a.m.