A series of cold fronts will usher cooler air and breezy winds across the Pittsburgh area for the weekend.
The first of these cold fronts moved through late Thursday night, bringing gusty winds and cooler air with it. These gusty winds subsided Friday evening but picked up again Saturday afternoon.
Sunday will feel even colder than Saturday after the passage of a second cold front as AccuWeather.com RealFeel® temperatures struggle to reach the 40-degree mark.
Temperatures will remain nearly 10 degrees below normal for the start of next week before rebounding into the lower 60s by midweek.
As the year comes to a close and people prepare to celebrate the start of 2015, many will be bundling up as cold weather stretches from coast to coast.
The wet weather pattern will continue across the Seattle area through theweekend before drier weather moves in for the new week.
Clouds and a gusty southerly breeze will be the rule across the Dallas-Fort Worth area to kick off the weekend before dry weather returns for Sunday.
Dry weather will kick off the weekend in Atlanta before rain returns to the area.
Mild weather will continue in Harrisburg this weekend but will be followed by seasonably cold air during the final days of 2014.
While temperatures will be well above average in Pittsburgh this weekend, colder air will arrive next week for the final days of 2014.
Erie, PA (1989)
December, 1989 became the snowiest month on record. (The month ended with a total of 63.2" beating the record of 62.4" from January, 1978).
Amarillo, TX (2000)
20.2" of snow - the all time 24 hour December record.
Tennessee's heaviest snow since 1843: McMinnville 14"; Memphis 8.5".