In the wake of unsettled weather this week, ample sunshine is forecast for the Pittsburgh area both days of the weekend.
Cool and clammy air that moved into much of the mid-Atlantic Wednesday to Thursday will dissolve moving into the weekend.
Some locations around Pittsburgh may start the day with low clouds on Friday, but the push of Atlantic moisture is running out of steam.
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Humidity levels will drop moving into the weekend and sunshine will boost temperatures to near or above seasonable levels for late May and early June.
Temperatures typically range from a low in the middle 50s to a high in the middle 70s this time of year.
Showers and drenching thunderstorms will return Monday to Wednesday of next week, so the weekend will present an opportunity for not only having fun outdoors but also accomplishing construction-related projects.
Former Typhoon Matmo continues to wreak havoc across portions of China.
Strong and severe thunderstorms from Canada and the northern Plains will shift into the Midwest and Ohio Valley in time for the weekend.
A tornado touched down and wreaked havoc at Cherrystone Campground in Virginia on Thursday morning, causing two fatalities and leaving 36 injured.
After temperatures briefly climb to typical midsummer levels, another cooldown will roll into the Midwest and expand to the East for the last part of July.
A potent storm system moving out of the Northwest United States will bring an elevated risk of tornadoes to parts of Alberta and Saskatchewan on Thursday.
Just when it was starting to feel like the dog days of summer again, Pittsburgh will get another early taste of September Friday.
Southern California (1996)
7-10 foot swells on the beaches from a powerful storm south of Tahiti. Life guards had to make more than 500 rescues due to the rough surf.
Los Angeles, CA (1891)
Heat wave; 109 degrees.
Off New England (1956)
The Andrea Doria, weighing 29,000 tons was rammed by Swedish liner Stockholm, weighing 12,644 tons, near Nantucket Lightship, MA. Andrea Doria was moving westward through fog while the Stockholm moving eastward in clear weather. Andrea Doria emerged from the fog across bow of Stockholm. Andrea Doria sank 12 hours later; 51 killed by impact or drowned before or during rescue attempts.