Pittsburgh: Freeze to Follow Snow Showers

By , AccuWeather.com Senior Meteorologist
March 26, 2014; 12:15 AM ET
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In the wake snow showers from Tuesday evening, a strengthening blizzard off the New England coast will keep the Pittsburgh area cold through Thursday morning.

As temperatures plummet, surfaces made wet and slushy by the snow showers will become icy, unless treated. Motorists and pedestrians should travel with caution into Wednesday as temperatures flirt with record-challenging levels for the date.

Roads and sidewalks may appear to be wet, but could be icy.

After another cold night Wednesday night, a warming trend is in store Thursday into Friday.

Temperatures will climb into the 50s.

Showers will accompany the warmer weather Thursday night and Friday. There is a chance that as colder air returns later Saturday, rain could change to a period of snow.

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Tune in to AccuWeather LIVE Midday every weekday at noon EDT. We will be talking about the Atlantic Canada blizzard and the cold air that lingers in its wake over the East.

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