July 11, 2014; 4:27 AM ET
After humidity and the intensity and number of thunderstorms diminish into Friday, the weekend will bring a buildup of humidity and the risk of storms around Pittsburgh. more >
Thunderstorms, some heavy, Sunday afternoon through Monday afternoon; storms can be severe
Jul 11, 2014; 6:52 AM ET The Northeast should be mostly rain free for the weekend, but thunderstorms that reach Chicago by tomorrow will reach the East Coast late Sunday and Monday.
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