By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – With temperatures reaching for the 90s in Pittsburgh next week, Thanksgiving is far off in the minds of many. But not Walmart.READ MORE: Tractor Trailer Driver Dies After Crashing Into Utility Pole, 2 Vehicles And Mobile Home
Walmart announced Friday that it’s closing all U.S. store locations on Thanksgiving to give employees time off “for all their hard work and dedication to the company over the past year.”READ MORE: COVID-19 In Pittsburgh: Allegheny County Reports 994 New Cases, 12 Additional Deaths Over 72 Hours
The company also closed all stores last year, saying the decision was made to allow employees to spend time with family members during the pandemic.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: State Reports 3-Day Total Of 11,208 New Cases, 105 More Deaths
Stores will operate regular hours posted hours the Wednesday before. Information about hours for Black Friday will be announced later.