Saturday was definitely the nicer of the two weekend days with thunderstorms in the forecast for Sunday.
Sunday morning will be the better time for outdoor plans around the Pittsburgh area for the second half of the weekend.
Sunday afternoon, showers and thunderstorms will begin to rumble and cause those plans to be moved indoors or delayed.
This includes the game between the Pirates and the Milwaukee Brewers Sunday afternoon at PNC Park.
There is concern for some of the thunderstorms to become heavy and gusty. Incidents of small hail cannot be ruled out.
Even less-intense thunderstorms should not be taken lightly. Remember, you are close enough to be struck by lighting if you hear thunder.
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Setting the stage for Sunday's afternoon thunderstorms is the warm and more humid air that will boost temperatures to the upper 70s. A quick drop in temperatures will occur as any thunderstorm passes through.
The storminess will not end with the weekend but will instead persist into Monday.
A dry Tuesday will follow before more stormy days unfold from Wednesday through Friday.
While prospects for a white Christmas are grim along the I-95 corridor, many communities from the Great Lakes to the Rockies should enjoy the desired snowy scene for the holiday.
The first substantial snowstorm of the season, which totaled nearly 5 inches of snow in some areas, was responsible for widespread slide-offs and accidents in Kansas City during the commuting hours.
After natural disasters, it’s not uncommon to see pop-up charities appear, particularly around the holiday season.
A storm bearing strong winds, heavy snow, torrential rain, thunderstorms and fog will converge on the Northeast and Midwest on Christmas Eve and will likely create ground and flight delays.
As millions of people prepare to travel for the winter holidays, wet weather in the Northeast may make some travels problematic.
As the train of storms from the Pacific Ocean continues, rounds of rain and mountain snow will affect areas from the Northwest to the Intermountain West and Rockies through Christmas Day.
Atlantic Ocean (1984)
Hurricane Lili northeast of Puerto Rico. Only the 6th tropical storm in December since 1886.
International Falls, MN (1989)
Low of -34 + high of -21. Wind chill between 60 + 70 below.
Little Rock, AR (1998)
282 straight days without subfreezing temperatures, longest streak on record.