Heavy Rainfall And Severe Weather Potential From The Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains; Western Fire Weather Threats Remain Elevated

A low pressure system and front moving through the Mississippi Valley may yield heavy to excessive rainfall and the threat for some severe thunderstorms from parts of the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains. Fire weather threats will remain elevated across the Northwest into the northern Rockies, as a system from the Pacific moves into and through the area over the next few days. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh International Airport (KPIT)

Lat: 40.5°NLon: 80.27°WElev: 1201ft.

Overcast

74°F

23°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1020.2 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 Aug 11:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles W Pittsburgh International Airport PA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then showers and thunderstorms likely between 9am and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 8 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. North wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then showers and thunderstorms likely between 9am and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. North wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles W Pittsburgh International Airport PA
 40.5°N 80.27°W (Elev. 1152 ft)
7:54 am EDT Aug 16, 2018
12pm EDT Aug 16, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 22, 2018
 
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