PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The hottest temperatures in nearly a year are moving into Western Pennsylvania.
Highs are expected in the 90s beginning Monday, and possibly the mid-90s over following days.READ MORE: Family Says Child With Special Needs Was Found Wandering Along Busy Road After Not Being Dropped Off At Home After School
Forecasters expect the entire week to have temperatures into the 90s.
The National Weather Service says the combination of humidity and hot temperatures will have the heat index near 100 degree on Tuesday and Wednesday.READ MORE: Carnegie Science Center Teams With Pittsburgh Penguins To Inspire Young Fans Through Science
Heat warnings and advisories are already in effect across much of eastern Pennsylvania.
Severe thunderstorms are possible Friday an Saturday. NWS says the primary threat will be damaging wind gusts.
Forecasters say if you’re going to be out, wear light colored clothing, and drink plenty of fluids.MORE NEWS: Developers Hope To Turn Former East Vandergrift Elementary School Into Affordable Senior Housing