Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The primary threat would be from damaging wind gusts.
There is a small chance that thunderstorms may become severe Wednesday afternoon in Peters Township, according to a hazardous outlook issued by the National Weather Service in Pittsburgh. "The primary threat would be from damaging wind gusts, but large hail is also possible," the statement says. Here is a more detailed look at the forecast for Wednesday and Thursday: Lightning, hail, wind damage, we want to see your weather photos. Be sure to upload them to the media box above. Then come back and see the photos your neighbors uploaded. Join Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
Monday, May 13, 2013
Unprotected plants will be damaged.
Peters Township and the surrounding area is under a freeze warning from 1 to 8 a.m. Tuesday. The National Weather Service predicts temperatures may dip into the 20s overnight. Meteorologists warn that unprotected outdoor plants will likely be damaged or killed, so cover the plants and bring potted plants indoors. The temperature is expected to rise throughout the week. The high on Wednesday will be around 80 degrees. Join Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
But no worries: Warmer weather is on its way.
It's not exactly going to be a flip-flop and shorts kinda day. According to the National Weather Service, the Peters Township area will see mostly sunny skies today, but the high temperature will be just 53. And that's not all: Just like last night, areas of frost after 1 a.m. is expected. Otherwise, Monday night will be partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Those anxiously awaiting warmer spring weather won't have to wait long, though. Tuesday is expected to be about 63 degrees—with even more pleasant temperatures expected later in the week. Here is this week's forecast: Join Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Yes, you read the correctly: Frost in May.
Call it winter's last gasp. The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh says there's a good chance of frost Sunday and Monday night in Peters Township. If you've recently planted summer flowers, you will need to cover them, or if they are in pots, bring them inside. Here's a closer look at the detailed forecast: Join Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Wednesday's forecast includes a chance of showers.
The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Peters Township and all of Washington County Tuesday until 11 p.m. Showers and thunderstorms are likely, according to the statement. Wednesday's forecast includes a slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon, and a high near 70. Upload any weather photos you take Tuesday night to our media box to the right.
Thursday, April 11, 2013
It will go from feeling like late spring to late fall by Friday.
The National Weather service in Pittsburgh says another round of showers and thunderstorms is expected Thursday evening in the Peters Township area. Friday's predicted high temperature will be 20 degrees cooler than today. Here's a detailed look at the forecast:
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
It will remain in effect until 5:45 p.m. Wednesday.
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for our area. At 5:26 p.m. a severe thunderstorm was detected near Burgettstown, and was moving northeast at 35 mph, the agency's website indicated. The storm is capable of producing quarter-sized hail and damaging wings in excess of 60 mph. "This is a dangerous storm," the website stated. "Move into a sturdy building and avoid windows." The warning remains in effect until 5:45 p.m. Wednesday.
Friday, April 5, 2013
The weekend forecast looks much warmer.
Warmer temperatures are on the way after Pittsburgh experienced a record low temperature Thursday morning. The National Weather Service in Moon Township recorded an unofficial low temperature of 19 degrees at Pittsburgh International Airport at 6 a.m., which broke the record low of 20 degrees in 1954, according to the Post-Gazette. The high temperature is in the 50s, with the mercury hitting the 60s on Sunday. Here's the National Weather Service's weekend forecast for Peters:
Sunday, March 24, 2013
The snow is expected start Sunday evening.
The National Weather Service, located in Moon, has issued a winter storm warning for the entire Pittsburgh region, including Peters Township, beginning 11 p.m. Sunday through 11 a.m. Monday. Forecasters say the snow will be most intense from midnight Sunday through the pre-dawn hours of Monday, accumulating 4-7 inches before ending by Monday afternoon. A winter storm warning means that heavy snow will make tavel dangerous. If you must venture out at all, use extreme caution. Here's a more detailed look at the forecast: Be sure to check back to Patch for weather updates and upload your weather photos here.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
The National Weather Service said March has been 'brutal"—and that the weather likely won't get better this month.
National Weather Service Meteorologist Lee Hendricks told all the ladies in the Peters Township: "No need to worry about fitting into those bikinis yet." Yes, the calendar might tell us that today, March 20, is the first day of spring. But the weather forecast would make you think it's just another winter day. According to the National Weather Service, today we will see partly cloudy skies, with a high near 36. But also expect wind gusts of up to 28 mph during the day. Come nighttime, you better get that Snuggie out because it's gonna be a bit nippy. The NWS indicates there will be slight chance of snow showers with a low of (gulp) 18 degrees. The good news? The chance of precipitation is expected to be just 20 percent. Thursday won't be …