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    Pittsburgh: Dry Sunday Precedes New Week Warm Surge

    By By Kristina Pydynowski, senior meteorologist
    August 25, 2014, 6:16:06 AM EDT

    After a dry end to the weekend, a surge of warmth is on the horizon for Pittsburgh during the new week.

    A southward push of dry air will sweep the rain chances away from Pittsburgh by Sunday.

    Instead, the end of the weekend will a mixture of clouds and sunshine and somewhat lower humidity. Temperatures will rise to the lower 80s.

    The weather will be perfect for outdoor weekend plans and sporting events.


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    Sunshine will dominate the city and its suburbs through Wednesday as a ridge of high pressure builds overhead. Temperatures will progressively trend upward through the 80s, returning to the upper 80s by midweek.

    Humidity will also gradually increase toward midweek, creating even higher AccuWeather.com RealFeel® temperatures.

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    While falling short of being described as extreme heat, the upcoming warmth will still cause issues for those who must engage in strenuous labor and sports. The same can be said for the elderly and those with respiratory issues.

    Lovers of autumnlike weather will be happy with the news that yet another shot of cooler air will erase the upcoming warmth later in the week.

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