Bitter cold is in the offing for the Pittsburgh area.
The latest Alberta Clipper storm brought some snow on Sunday. Combined with gusty winds and episodes of snow, RealFeel® temperatures dipped below zero at times.
More snow showers are on the way for Monday in the wake of an arctic front that moved through late Sunday night. Temperatures will hover in the mid teens through most of the day with RealFeel® temperatures below zero.
Monday may be a record-challenging day with a low approaching the 1977 record of minus 10 F. The temperature may not get above 0 F on Tuesday; the low is expected to be about minus 9 F.
Wednesday will also be bitterly cold with a high of 13 and a low of minus 3.
Temperatures will start to moderate on Thursday with a high in the upper 20s. It will be in the low 30s on Friday.
A change in the weather pattern will signal warmer, more summerlike conditions across the East Coast to bring in the new month.
After an earthquake hit in the area, the Bardarbunga volcano erupted Friday in Iceland, causing a temporary no-fly order.
As Cristobal loses its tropical characteristics, attention is turning toward the Bay of Campeche for potential development next week.
An outbreak of severe weather, including tornadoes, will evolve on Sunday from the northern and central Plains to part of the Upper Midwest.
Tropical downpours along the coasts of Texas and Louisiana will encompass more of the lower Mississippi Valley through Saturday, creating slowdowns for holiday travelers.
Large, powerful waves crashed against the sandy shorelines of the East and West coasts this week, stirred by the onset of two hurricanes.
Three inches of snow fell in parts of the state; record lows were set in 31 northeastern U.S. cities and towns.
West Virginia (1989)
Lightning sets numerous house and trailer fires. Firefighters could not keep up with all the fires that were burning.
Incredible "snow" hurricane whitened parts of the Catskills.