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.
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.
Following a blustery and chilly weekend, temperatures will once again take a tumble across the northeastern United States during the first half of this week.
Several storms will bring periods of rain and gusty winds to the west coast of the United States this week, and Southern California will not be excluded from rainfall this time.
A strengthening tropical cyclone will unleash heavy rain and strong winds on areas from western Myanmar to northeast India and Bangladesh this week.
Flooding downpours and thunderstorms will target a part of the central United States at midweek.
Dry weather set to dominate the southern United States into November will only worsen the already extreme drought conditions.
The changing of the seasons will bring beneficial rainfall to northern Brazil, a region that has experienced severe drought over the past several years.
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New England (1785)
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