Following the snowstorm that unleashed snow and ice on the Northeast, leaving many without power in southeastern Pennsylvania, the cold and snow will return to Pittsburgh to end the week.
After a frigid Wednesday night, black ice was a potential travel problem for the morning commute on Thursday.
However, some partly sunny skies Thursday afternoon, aided in melting some of the black ice.
Similar to Thursday, Friday will also be very cold with temperatures around 20 F. Those out driving should be aware of remaining ice. Overnight Friday, temperatures will fall into the single digits.
Anyone outdoors on Friday night should wear the proper layers and be aware that prolonged exposure to the cold can lead to cold-related illnesses such as hypothermia and frostbite.
For the weekend, Saturday and Sunday will feature temperatures in the mid-20s but snow may return to the city.
Some flurries are possible Saturday night, but a storm could bring more snow to the city on Sunday and Monday.
Looking forward to next week, temperatures will remain consistently in the 20s until Thursday, when the mercury will rise nearly 40 degrees and providing some relief from the bitter cold.
Another visit from the Polar Vortex will deliver unseasonably cool air to the Midwest, preceded by rounds of thunderstorms, including severe weather.
Welcome dry weather for cleanup efforts across Japan in the wake of Neoguri will be brief.
As the Northeast continues to clean up from destructive storms early this week, more rounds of severe weather and flash flooding loom for early next week.
Heat-related dangers will be on the rise over the weekend for much of the Northwest as scorching heat settles in.
A 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck off the east coast of Honshu approximately 94 miles away from Namie, Japan. Tsunami Advisory and Warnings have been cancelled for northeastern Japan, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency.
Parts of the South will get major relief from heat, humidity and storms next week while other locations will be at greater risk for flash flooding.
Pacific Northwest (1990)
Record 100-degree heat from California north to Idaho and Oregon.
Massive hailstorm from Estes Park to Colorado Springs. Forty-seven people injured and over $505 million dollar in damage.
Boston, MA (1825)
Very hot summer: 102 degrees capped a 13-day heat wave; July mean temperature was 77.6 degrees.