After cooler temperatures from the Midwest gripped Pittsburgh, warmer weather will be on the rebound over the weekend for the area.
After overnight temperatures challenged record lows in the 50s for unseasonably chilly evenings, nighttime temperatures will rise back to the mid-60s.
Skies should be mostly sunny until the threat of thunderstorms pops up over the weekend.
As temperatures pull higher, the area should see highs closer to summer averages as the weekend develops. Typical highs are in the middle 80s during mid-July.
As humidity levels rise this weekend, the risk of popup thunderstorms will increase.
Most days next week will feature typical summer warmth and humidity with almost daily chances of spotty thunderstorm activity.
A tornado touched down and wreaked havoc at Cherrystone Campground in Virginia on Thursday morning, causing two fatalities and nearly two dozen injuries.
A potent storm system moving out of the Northwest United States will bring an elevated risk of tornadoes to parts of Alberta and Saskatchewan on Thursday.
Strong and severe thunderstorms from Canada and the northern Plains Thursday will shift into the Midwest and Ohio Valley in time for the weekend.
Tropical Rainstorm Matmo will bring heavy rain to Korea and Japan this weekend.
Thunderstorms bring the flash of white-hot splintered bolts that illuminate the blackened skies, creating a spectacular light show, and the looming threat of electrocution.
Former Typhoon Matmo continues to wreak havoc across portions of China.
Atlantic City, NJ (1997)
6.09" of rain from Tropical Storm Danny.
Lawrence, KS (1886)
No rain at all since June 26 of that year.
A hot day throughout the state; Columbus 104 degrees; Augusta - 106 degrees; Louisville - 112 degrees -- record high for state.