Pittsburgh Weather: Strong Afternoon Storms Possible On Thursday

Pittsburgh Weather: Strong Afternoon Storms Possible On Thursday

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Strong storms will be possible this afternoon as a mid-level shortwave moves through the area.


At this point, the main concern comes in the way of destructive straight-line wind. While the chance is small, tornadoes also cannot be ruled out.


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The window for storms is between 1:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. This is the time when severe weather is most likely to occur.


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Storms also could last through midnight. Rain showers will continue into Friday afternoon.


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The high on Thursday will likely be short of the 90-degree mark, hitting 88 degrees once again.


There will be a brief cooldown on Friday with highs in the mid-80s.


The hottest day of the week will likely come on Saturday, with the potential for a high temperature of 92 degrees with dry conditions.


Most of Sunday will be dry but late-day afternoon to evening storms may spawn a couple of stronger storms.


Sunday’s highs will be near 90 degrees.


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