The Shale Crescent is located in the Ohio Valley and is the epicenter of the Marcellus and Utica Shale play. The natural resources make the region a potential economic powerhouse.
Brent crude Oil prices hit a two-month high near $64 a barrel as OPEC led supply cuts and U.S. sanctions against Venezuela's oil exports brightened the supply outlook, but prices fell back on uncertainty about prospects for the global economy.
It begins with rain and ends with snow along with the possibility of ice with the bulk of precipitation falling Saturday afternoon and evening throughout the Ohio Valley and Western PA region. The forecast is calling for strong winds with gusts to 35 mph.