As quickly as temperatures plunged in Pittsburgh, milder air will return.
A drastic jump in temperature will occur on Thursday with temperatures spiking into the lower 60s, accompanied by sunny skies.
This change in weather will come right in time for the Pittsburgh Pirates four-day series against the Milwaukee Brewers at PNC Park Thursday through Sunday.
The weather will remain mild through Friday; however, a few rain showers on Friday night could dampen the game in PNC Park.
Dry weather will return for Easter weekend as mild weather holds, allowing Easter egg hunts and other festivities to go on as scheduled.
Sunday will be the warmest of the two days of the weekend with highs in the middle 60s expected.
While mild afternoons are in the forecast this weekend, residents and visitors will still need their jackets for Easter sunrise services. Temperatures Sunday morning are expected to dip to the 30s.
AccuWeather.com Senior Meteorologist Kristina Pydynowski contributed to the content of this story.
As a large storm rolls out of the Plains and Midwest, a swath of snow, ice and travel disruptions will extend into the Northeast beginning during the latter part of the weekend.
February's record cold is expected to weaken across the East and Midwest heading into the month of March.
The weekend is setting up to be a slippery and messy one across a large part of the Plains and Midwest as a new winter storm rolls northeastward.
Residents in Spokane, Washington, recently caught sight of the unique phenomenon known as "hole punch" clouds that cause a gaping hole in the otherwise cloudy sky.
The week kicked off with a heavy snow expanding across areas of the Four Corners states before striking the South with snow and ice, causing treacherous travel from Shreveport, Louisiana, to Memphis, Tennessee.
Snowshoers across the country will descend upon Eau Claire, Wisconsin, from Feb. 27 to March 1 to compete in the 2015 U.S. National Snowshoe Championships.
Belouve, Reunion (1964)
52.76" of rain in 12 hours (world record) (Feb. 28-29).
Nome, Alaska (1995)
Seasonal snow record of 108 inches set. The old record was 107.5 inches set during the 1931-1932 cold season.
Buffalo, NY (1998)
Recorded it's warmest February on record with and average temperature of 34.1(F) which was 9.5(F) above normal. This broke the old record og 33.8(F) in 1984.