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Remnants of Tropical Storm Bertha could bring heavy rain Thursday

Another day when the AC units will be cranking most of the day as temperatures jump from the mid 60s to the mid 80s today.​ We’ll see a few clouds today, but it will stay dry. → Read More

Humid conditions, temps in 80s expected Wednesday

Summerlike temps will continue for the next couple of days. → Read More

Scattered showers, mild temps expected Friday

You may need the umbrella if you head out Friday, with scattered showers and a few storms possible off and on through the day. → Read More

Mostly sunny weekend, but keep the umbrella handy throughout

We’ll get a much needed break in the damp cool weather Saturday as high pressure brings some sunshine and milder temperatures. → Read More

Isolated rain leads to patchy fog for Friday morning

Patchy fog could reduce visibility in spots early Friday, otherwise most of the day will include just a few showers and cool temperatures. → Read More

Several counties under Severe Thunderstorm Watch into Wednesday morning

Another round of showers and storms will roll through the area overnight, bringing the threat for damaging winds and hail. Check the Severe Weather Team 11 forecast before you head to bed, and charge your electronic devices in case the power goes out. → Read More

Sunshine, mild temps ahead of steady rain late Thursday

It will be a wet start to the day Wednesday, but it won't be a washout. → Read More

Few rounds of rain, thunderstorms Friday

Be ready for a few rounds of rain and thunderstorms Friday. → Read More

Threat of few thunderstorms coming Thursday

Rain moves back in late day Thursday, along with the threat of a few gusty thunderstorms in the evening. → Read More

Full ‘worm’ moon will appear largest in Pittsburgh skies Monday morning

The last full moon of the winter season will be another “supermoon,” and you should be able to get a good look at it early Monday morning. → Read More

Another quick-moving system headed our way

Another quick moving system will bring gusty winds and a few rain showers Wednesday, and there could be some wet snowflakes mixed in north of Pittsburgh. → Read More

Temperatures dip after line of storms moves through Pittsburgh

A line of showers brought heavy downpours, gusty winds and lightning. → Read More

Why has it been such a mild winter so far?

This winter has been anything but normal, with warm temperatures one day and cold temperatures the next. → Read More

Sunny skies, warmer temps bringing March-feel this weekend

Both Saturday and Sunday will bring cloud-free, painted blue skies, and temperatures will make it feel more like March. After a cold start in the 20s early Saturday, highs will jump back into the mid-40s. By Sunday, temperatures will reach 50 degrees. Enjoy time at the park, on the bike trails or anywhere outdoors this weekend. Wet weather returns Monday. © 2020 © 2020 Cox Media Group → Read More

Don’t let sunshine fool you: Temps will struggle to get above freezing Friday

PITTSBURGH — The sun will shine Friday, but it will be heavy coat weather all day long. Temperatures will start out in the low teens, then slowly rise just above freezing during the afternoon. Dry air will keep us sunny through the weekend, so make some plans outdoors to shake off the cabin fever and maybe even get the car washed. Winds from the south will warm us into the mid-40s Saturday and… → Read More

Winter chill dropping temps nearly 25 degrees by Wednesday morning

A winter chill will settle into the area early Wednesday, dropping temperatures nearly 25 degrees from Tuesday's high. → Read More

Layer up if heading out sledding Saturday

Layer up if you're headed out sledding Saturday. Wind chills will be in the teens and 20s through the first part of the day. → Read More

Winter Weather Advisory in effect for entire area ahead of snow

A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for our entire area ahead of anticipated snow for Friday morning's commute. → Read More

Trade winter coats for rain gear, steady showers expected Friday

PITTSBURGH — Trade the heavy winter coats for rain gear before you head out Friday, with showers developing after lunch and steady rain late in the forecast. Kids will need an umbrella for the walk home from the bus stop after school, and wet roads will likely slow the Friday afternoon commute. Winds will also pick up through the evening, gusting near 30 mph locally, and higher near the ridges… → Read More

Snow bands, falling temps could cause slick conditions overnight

PITTSBURGH — Bands of snow could cause travel problems through the night, bringing reduced visibility and quickly changing road conditions. Ground temperatures continue to fall, and any untreated surfaces could be icy. Visibility could also drop to less than a mile, with wind gusts over 30 mph in the area as well. On Friday, wind chills in the teens to single digits will remind you it’s still… → Read More