Pittsburgh to Warm This Memorial Day Weekend

By Jordan Root, Meteorologist
May 25, 2014; 4:35 AM ET
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Building warmth is in the offing for Pittsburgh through Memorial Day.

Showers forecast across the Northeast this Memorial Day weekend should stay away from the metro area.

Most folks who have outdoor holiday plans such as barbecues or picnics will find the weather to be enjoyable.

The mercury will rise to near 80 Sunday with wall-to-wall sunshine.

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Those heading to PNC Park to watch the Pirates take on the Nationals this weekend should have no weather-related issues. However, sunscreen will be needed for Sunday's afternoon game.

Memorial Day may be the nicest day yet as temperatures soar into the low 80s. Anybody heading out to attend a memorial ceremony, picnic or barbecue should find the day to be rather enjoyable.

Showers and thunderstorms will rattle the region on Tuesday, but warmth will hold on as humidity increases.

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