It’s a rainy day in Pittsburgh and thunderstorms and gusty winds are expected to move through the area.
The day started off tranquil, but the winds are set to pick up, temperatures will tumble and rain will move in then switch over to snow later in the day.
The winds are really whipping out there today as winter has once again returned to the Pittsburgh area. Now, local residents are trying to deal with the bitter cold temperatures.
The winds of a changing forecast having been blowing in on this first day of 2012. Several weather advisories have been issued across Western Pennsylvania and the surrounding area.
Cool temperatures, gusty winds and a sprinkle or two will make for a blustery Thursday across the Pittsburgh area. KDKA meteorologist Dennis Bowman says southwest winds will gust at 15 to 35 miles per hour at times.
The weather outlook is unsettled for the Pittsburgh area over the next few days. KDKA meteorologist Dennis Bowman says we’ll see periods of showers today with the possibility of a gusty thunderstorm this afternoon and this evening.
After several days of sunshine, some severe weather is moving across the area today bringing with it the possibility for heavy rain, high winds and lightning.