In the wake of heavy rain, localized flooding and strong thunderstorms, much less intense rainfall is in store for Pittsburgh this weekend.
While departure of heavy rain is good news for those living along small streams, shower activity this weekend can be enough to disrupt outdoor plans ranging from weddings and graduations to ball games and outings.
Temperatures will be cooler than average this weekend with highs forecast to range from the upper 50s to the lower 60s.
According to Meteorologist Erik Pindrock, "Over the high ground of western Pennsylvania, it can get cold enough to allow some wet snowflakes to mix in Saturday morning."
Nighttime lows will generally be above frosty levels, but there is a chance of a light frost in the normally cold spots Sunday night, where skies become clear and winds diminish. So, if you planted your tomatoes, peppers and impatiens during the recent warm weather, you may need to protect them Sunday night as a precaution. No other threats of frost are foreseen through the end of May.
Temperatures are forecast to trend upward next week but the potential for drenching downpours and thunderstorms will return by Wednesday.
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A potent line of thunderstorms will sweep across the Northeast into Saturday night with damaging winds, hail and downpours.
Soaking rain and locally severe thunderstorms will take aim at the eastern United States around the middle of next week.
A large part of South America will be treated to a "ring of fire" solar eclipse on Sunday, but only if the weather cooperates.
After record-shattering warmth baked the mid-Atlantic and Northeast to end the past week, much colder air is set to make a comeback later this weekend.
A widespread outbreak of severe weather is threatening a large portion of the Midwest.
Flooding created chaos for hundreds in California this week, while a deadly wind storm slammed the United Kingdom.
A line of severe thunderstorms will march across the northeastern United States into Saturday night with the potential for flash flooding, damaging wind gusts and isolated tornadoes.
Polar air will continue to blast the United Kingdom throughout March, making it feel like an extended winter for the British Isles.