Temperatures will reach the high 80s and possibly the low 90s in the Pittsburgh region during the three-day Memorial Day holiday weekend.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Mike Jones
Saturday, May 26, 2012
The forecast for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend can be summed up with three words: Hot, hot and hot! Temperatures will reach the high 80s and possibly the low 90s in the Pittsburgh region during the three-day holiday weekend. Dennis Sims, a meteorologist with Bridgeville-based Air Science Consultants, said that warm weather could trigger a few afternoon or evening thunderstorms, although he expected most storms to stay north of Interstate 80 near Erie. He said lots of sunshine and a high-pressure system that will be sitting over the region through Monday brings the “ever-present threat” of showers. “But most of the time, it will be on the dry side and hot,” Sims said. He expected the highs Friday through Monday to hover between 88 and …
A winter weather advisory has been issued through Friday.
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Don’t let today’s warmish temperatures fool you, snow is on the way for the Pittsburgh area, including Washington County. The Moon-based National Weather Service at 1:30 p.m. Thursday issued a winter weather advisory from 9 p.m. tonight until 6 p.m. Friday for all of western Pennsylvania. Strong winds and snow showers are expected overnight Thursday into Friday. Winds are predicted to be southwest at 20 to 25 mph with gusts of more than 40 mph possible. Weather forecasters are calling for an accumulation of 1 to 3 inches of snow overnight. The snow is expected to continue falling Friday, mainly before 2 p.m., with new accumulations of 1 to 2 inches possible, according to NWS. Rain showers will begin falling before 10 p.m. Thursday and turn…