Severe Storms Threaten Pittsburgh Through Weekend

By Brian Lada, Meteorologist
July 27, 2014; 5:44 AM ET
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Rounds of showers and thunderstorms will move through the Pittsburgh area this weekend with some storms producing severe weather.

Near-normal temperatures and an uptick in humidity will accompany the unsettled weather with highs on Saturday near 85 F.

After some spotty storms Saturday afternoon, things become more for Sunday.

More showers and thunderstorms will move into the area for Sunday with the second half of the weekend featuring the risk for severe thunderstorms.

A shower or thunderstorm will be in the area during the first half of Sunday before stronger storms move in for the afternoon and evening.

Damaging winds, frequent lightning and flooding downpours are all possible with these storms as the most violent storms stay south and west of Pittsburgh.

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Cooler conditions will replace the stormy weekend weather with high temperatures on Monday near 70 F.

Umbrellas may still come in handy on Monday as a few showers linger around throughout the day.

Dry weather is on tap for Tuesday and Wednesday with highs both days in the 70s.

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