Pittsburgh River Ice Reports


  1. Enter the ID number you were provided by the NWS (if available).
  2. Click in the date you made the observation.
  3. Choose the type of ice cover you observed. If you choose "Some", or "Solid/Intact", you will be taken to another menu.
  4. Continue to answer questions until you see the "Submit" button.
  5. You can add comments such as ice types, etc., in the last text box.
  6. Click "Submit" to send in your observation.
  7. You're done! Thank you!


A picture is worth a thousand words”. We would appreciate river ice photos from you. With the proliferation of smart phones/social media send them to the National Weather Service one of the following ways:

1. E-mail river ice photos to: nws.er.pbz.icereports@noaa.gov

2. Post them to the National Weather Service Facebook page at:


3. Twitter: @NWSPittsburgh