A couple of rounds of showers will affect the Pittsburgh area this week, but the week will be far from a washout.
A weakening front delivered a few spotty showers to the area of Monday, with Tuesday shaping up to be much drier across the region as high pressure briefly builds in from New England.
A more potent front will bring rain to the area Wednesday followed by a few showers Thursday, as well as a dose of cooler air.
Until then, temperatures will continue to average above normal for mid-October. Temperatures tend to average in the lower 60s for highs and the middle to lower 40s for lows.
More significant cool air may arrive during next weekend.
A swath of snow and wintry mix with slippery travel will reach from the Central states to New England prior to the weekend.
Lingering frigid air will not only lay the path for more icing this weekend but will also delay recovery in communities dealing with widespread power outages and thus no heat.
Bitter cold will linger in the parts of the southern Plains impacted by the late-week ice storm, which could have been the worst to hit the United States in years.
A historical nuisance in the Christmas tree industry, brought on by recent wet weather, may threaten the tree crop this winter season.
A new storm threatens to bring travel disruptions and power outages Sunday into Monday in the Northeast, including the I-95 corridor.
A storm coming Sunday night has the potential to bring more snow and travel problems to Boston and New England
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