The wild temperature ride will continue around Pittsburgh as the seasons officially change.
Temperatures are forecast to ease back as spring arrives Thursday afternoon.
Spring officially arrives Thursday afternoon.
The nicest day of the week will be Friday, when some sunshine will send temperatures well into the 50s. However, a passing shower is possible in the afternoon.
After a mild start, cooler air will move in on Saturday.
Even though the region will be officially done with winter, the weather may not abide by the change of seasons.
Another system is being watched for possible snow during the middle of next week over the mid-Atlantic and central Appalachians in general. However, at this early stage, the track, the dividing line between rain and snow, and the magnitude of the storm are uncertain.
Regardless of the storm potential, cold air will return next week.
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Severe thunderstorms spawned tornadoes in major metropolitan areas, while wildfires raged in the West and flooding downpours persisted in the East.
As much of the West continues to be plagued by intense drought, the production of favorite and trendy foods may be more challenging for states operating in dry conditions.
A warmer weather pattern is forecast for much of the Central and Eastern states, while temperatures should throttle back in the Northwest during the middle of August.
Japan and South Korea face tropical floods into this weekend; the danger of a typhoon looms for next week.
Bertha is forecast to take a curved path near the islands in the northeastern Caribbean this weekend, then to stay off the East Coast of the United States next week.
A total of 5.31" of rain.
New England (1975)
"Hot Saturday" 107 degrees in New Bedford and Chester, MA All-time hottest day - 104 degrees in Providence, RI (also all-time record for state) 100 degrees in Nantucket for the first time
Heat wave continues for the following: Abilene - 41 consecutive days of 98 degrees or higher, tied 1952 record. Dallas/Ft. Worth - 41st consecutive day of 100 degrees + El Paso - 51st consecutive day of 100 degrees +