Pittsburgh will experience a break from the current chill at midweek, but with the milder temperatures will also come rain.
Cool air will remain in place across southwestern Pennsylvania through Monday, sending temperatures in Pittsburgh into the 20s Sunday night and holding Monday's highs to just shy of 50 degrees.
A break in the chill will come on Tuesday with temperatures rebounding to the upper 50s.
Further warming on Wednesday will cause temperatures to approach 65 degrees.
Umbrellas can be left at home through Wednesday with dry weather in control.
The warming will occur ahead of a cold front that is set to return rain and gusty winds to western Pennsylvania on Thursday.
While widespread wind damage is not expected, wind gusts could become briefly strong enough Thursday morning for isolated tree damage and power outages as the storm's cold front passes through.
In the front's wake, another blast of colder air and brisk winds will follow for late week.
The threat for severe thunderstorms in the North Central states will shrink to parts of the central Plains Tuesday night with locally heavy storms farther to the northeast.
Drenching downpours, locally gusty thunderstorms and squalls at sea will continue in and around Florida through much of the week.
A heat wave will build, then recede in the Northeast this week with the most humid air focused on the Interstate 95 corridor.
Flooding monsoon rain will continue this week in India and southeast Pakistan, but a drier pattern is expected to set in during August.
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