PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Good morning, a nice warm day is expected across western Pennsylvania with highs well into the 1960s.
The sky is partly cloudy, with the best chance of sunshine coming in the morning hours and the clouds rolling back from the southwest at 3:00 p.m.
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The entire area should be cloudy by 6:00 p.m.
Around midnight, things change with the arrival of rain showers from the south.
Expect a rainy day on Thursday when most places see about an inch of rain. Total rainfall will be highest south of the state line into West Virginia, where the total total could average about an inch and a half per day.
Precipitation ends early Friday morning with a short loop of snow from the north alongside colder air.
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The weekend looks dry and warmer, with highs near 60 on Saturday and Sunday.
I would like to briefly mention the dangerous weather in the south that is setting in today, with the possibility of long-range tornadoes for some communities.
The Storm Prediction Center has forecast a fairly rare “high risk area” with the highest chances of devastating and deadly tornadoes near Jackson, Mississippi.
If you are heading south today please stay weather conscious as thunderstorms are possible from Texas to Georgia.
Just a few quick hits: Today and yesterday there was an almost perfect division of the 12-hour day-night cycles. Spring officially begins this Saturday at 5:37 am
Our average maximum temperature today is 50 degrees, ending our 141-day journey.
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