Strong Winds, Thunderstorms Closing In On Area
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Another round of severe weather is closing in on the region, but at least it’s not snow this time.
According to Meteorologist Dennis Bowman, another active weather day is unfolding.
Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be rolling through the area from the south and southwest from late morning into the early afternoon hours. Brief, moderate rain will take place with these cells.
Then, there will be a period of mostly cloudy skies from late afternoon into the evening. Our high today will be 53 degrees. So, in addition to the rain, more snow and ice will melt which could create areas of standing water into the evening.
As for tonight, stronger storms will arrive from the west.
These will contain briefly heavy rain and gusty winds in the overnight hours. A Wind Advisory has been posted for the viewing area.
Some wind gusts between 3 a.m. and 9 a.m., Friday, could briefly touch 50 mph, which would be strong enough to bring down some limbs and create power outages. The overnight low will be 43 degrees.
Tomorrow, the rain ends in the early morning hours. Friday will be mostly cloudy with temperatures steady or slowly falling from a morning high of 44 degrees.