Pittsburgh: Humidity, Storminess Resumes Monday

By , Senior Meteorologist
June 2, 2014; 4:30 AM ET
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An end to the dry spell will coincide with the weekend in Pittsburgh with an increase in humidity and storminess in store for Monday.

With an area of high pressure anchored off the East Coast, southwesterly winds will usher warm and more humid air into the Pittsburgh area on Monday.

Temperatures will rise to around the 80-degree mark, while the higher humidity will have many residents turning on fans and air conditioners--if they were not already in use over the weekend.

The stickiness will also set the stage for a shower or thunderstorm to be around and interfere with outdoor plans.

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Severe weather is not expected on Monday. However, remember you are close enough to be struck by lightning if you hear thunder.

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Tuesday's weather will be very similar to Monday with another round of showers and thunderstorms set to rumble. AccuWeather.com meteorologists are concerned for Tuesday's thunderstorms to produce heavy downpours with some gusty winds, but that threat lies east of the Laurel Mountains.

Another round of thunderstorms may rattle Pittsburgh Wednesday afternoon.


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