Dangerous Heat and Humidity Building from the Plains to the East Coast

A strengthening ridge of high pressure will produce much above average temperatures from the Plains to the East Coast, a true summer heat wave. Highs in the 90s and triple digits combined w/ humidity and dewpoints surging into the upper 70s, if not low 80s, will create heat indices as high as 110 to 115 through this weekend. Air quality will likely be poor due to haze and little air circulation. Read More >

Current conditions at

Pittsburgh - Allegheny County Airport (KAGC)

Lat: 40.36°NLon: 79.92°WElev: 1237ft.

Fog/Mist

72°F

22°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1013.1 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Last update 18 Jul 4:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Edgewood PA

Excessive Heat Watch July 19, 12:00pm until July 20, 08:00pm
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Excessive Heat Watch
  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 100. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 91. West wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Hot

    High: 91 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 76.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 76 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph after midnight.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 100. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 91. West wind 5 to 8 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 76.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Edgewood PA
 40.43°N 79.93°W (Elev. 1017 ft)
4:04 am EDT Jul 18, 2019
5am EDT Jul 18, 2019-6pm EDT Jul 24, 2019
 
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