Brief Warmup, then Cold Shot for Pittsburgh

By Brian Lada, Meteorologist
November 20, 2013; 7:02 AM
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A short-lived warmup is in the works for Pittsburgh before another shot of cold air arrives for the weekend.

Temperatures will rise by a few degrees each day through the second half of the week, reaching the mid-50s by Friday. Cloud cover will also increase with the rise in temperature.

Rain will move into the area on Friday, continuing until a cold front swings through on Friday night.

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Temperatures will drop off significantly behind this front as a fresh blast of arctic air moves over the region.

Highs on Saturday will be limited to the mid-30s, but gusty winds will make it feel much colder with AccuWeather.com RealFeel® Temperatures in the upper teens.

Sunday will be even colder with highs in the 20s and AccuWeather.com RealFeel® Temperatures struggling to climb out of the single digits.

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