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Scott Harbaugh


Pittsburgh, PA, United States

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ON THIS DAY: May 31, 1985, Tornadoes ravage state, killing 75 people

In 1985, 43 tornadoes tore through Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York and Canada, leaving a path of death and destruction that still ranks as one of the deadliest tornado outbreaks in U.S. history. → Read More

ON THIS DAY: June 2, 1998, Tornado touched down on Mt. Washington

On June 2, 1998, a storm system spawned nearly 50 tornadoes from New York to South Carolina including eight in the WPXI-TV viewing area, one of the largest tornado outbreaks in western Pennsylvania. → Read More

Showers, strong storms could bring damaging wind, hail Friday

It could get a bit noisy late this afternoon and evening with showers and storms forcing you inside late in the day. → Read More

Remnants from Tropical Depression Bertha moving through Thursday

Have your umbrella ready as you head out the door as the remnants of Tropical Storm Bertha move through the area this morning. → Read More

Mix of clouds, sun Wednesday with temperatures in 80s

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

Warm, muggy conditions persist as some areas will feel like 90 degrees

Memorial Day will feature plenty of good weather to get outdoors with sun and a few clouds. → Read More

Scattered showers, few thunderstorms expected Friday

​Keep the umbrella ready Friday. While it certainly won't rain all day, there will be scattered showers and a few thunderstorms. Pockets of heavy rain will be possible this afternoon and this evening. → Read More

Dry start, spotty showers possible Thursday

Most of the area will be dry Thursday, but changes are on the way to close out the week. → Read More

Cooler, breezy with chance of stray showers Wednesday

Breezy and cool conditions will make it feel more like mid April Wednesday, so grab the light jacket or sweatshirt if you head outdoors. Temperatures will struggle to get back into the mid 60s, and winds could gust over 25 mph at times. → Read More

Spotty rain showers possible Tuesday

It will all be about location the next couple of days as to whether you'll need an umbrella or sunglasses. → Read More

Warm, few isolated showers possible Monday

You won’t need a jacket to start the week with mild temperatures for Monday. We’ll start the day near 60 degrees and end in the mid 70s. → Read More

Warm, windy Friday with chance of thunderstorms

You’ll have plenty of time to get outside Friday, but watch for quickly changing conditions this afternoon and this evening. It will be a windy, warm day with highs in the upper 70s. → Read More

Cold start ahead of big temperature jump Wednesday

There will be a rush to get outside Wednesday as sunshine will be around all day. You’ll need a coat in the morning but can exchange it for just a long-sleeve shirt late in the day. Temperatures will push into the lower 60s. → Read More

Cold, frosty start to Tuesday

Keep the heavier coats around for a few more mornings. Temperatures will start the day today at near record lows in the low to mid 30s. → Read More

Cold temperatures, gusty winds, rain showers for Monday

Once again it will feel more like early March than the middle of May. → Read More

Cold, soaking rain for much of the area Friday

Coats and umbrellas for many of you Friday as rain overtakes the area by late morning. → Read More

Cold start, big temperature jump Thursday

Hope you got the plants covered up last night as temperatures are starting the day in the upper 20s and lower 30s across much of the area. The last killing frost in our area is generally around April 21st, but we have seen frost as late as May 29th. → Read More

Chance of rain mixing with snow as May chill moves in

A cold, wet day is in store for the area. Rain will be with us much of the morning before tapering to scattered showers during the afternoon. A few snowflakes may mix in with the rain, especially in the higher elevations northeast and east of Pittsburgh. → Read More

Feeling like March in May, chance of rain mixed with snow possible Tuesday

Coats and umbrellas will be the bulk of your outdoor wardrobe through Saturday. → Read More

Isolated rain shower through Friday

Don’t get rid of that umbrella just yet. Much of the day will be dry, but a passing shower will be possible from time to time forcing you to head inside once in a while. → Read More