Sunshine will continue over the Steel City through the week, with no rain in sight until the weekend.
Daytime highs will slowly be on the increase from the the mid 80s Tuesday to about 80 Thursday and Friday.
Tuesday night's National League wild-card game between Cincinnati and the Pirates at PNC Park will features temperatures in the mid-50s. It will be the first time in 21 years that playoff baseball has been played in Pittsburgh.
A thunderstorm is possible Saturday when a cold front is expected to approach the area. This will drop temperatures for the second half of the weekend into the lower 70s.
Snow has begun to move into the Northeast, impacting the I-95 corridor.
Rain, some heavy, dampens memorial services for Nelson Mandela on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Chicago will not catch a break from the bitter cold anytime soon, as more cold air heads to the city this week.
It has rained every day so far this month, except Dec. 1 around Atlanta. That trend will continue through Tuesday.
More waves of Arctic air are in the offing for Detroit this week.
After ending the weekend on a slick note, more cold air will dominate weather headlines this week.
Western New York (1995)
Heavy lake-effect snow brought 37.9" of snow to the Buffalo airport in 24 hours. This broke the old 24-hour record of 25.3" set in January 10-11, 1982. Other months included: Buffalo (Delaware Park) 33" Buffalo (Allentown) 33" Williamsville 32" Clarence 31" North Buffalo 27"
Baltimore City (1878)
28.73" barometric pressure - Dec. record.
Bend, OR (1919)
28" snowfall set state 24 hour mark.