Pittsburgh: Severe Storms to End Weekend

By , Senior Meteorologist
July 13, 2014; 3:48 AM ET
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The weekend will come to an end with severe thunderstorms threaten Pittsburgh before a taste of September follows for the new week.

As much cooler air begins to plunge into the Upper Midwest thanks to a southward trip by the polar vortex, warm and humid air will set the stage for severe thunderstorms to threaten Pittsburgh Sunday afternoon and night.

The strongest thunderstorms will produce damaging winds, flooding downpours and some hail.

The same line of thunderstorms may reach Cincinnati before the game between the Pirates and Reds is complete.

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Humid will remain on the higher side on Monday as a shower or thunderstorm lingers around southwestern Pennsylvania and threatens to disrupt outdoor activities.

More numerous showers and thunderstorms should follow for Tuesday as noticeably cooler air begins to work into the region.

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With that cooler air in place, the midweek will feel more like September than the middle of July which is typically the hottest time of the year. Dry weather and low humidity will compliment the day for cool-weather fans.

Temperatures at midweek will be held to the lower 70s; a high of 83 F is more common.


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