Widespread Summer Heat; Enhanced Severe Weather

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, south-central Plains, Mid to Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, an enhanced risk of organized severe thunderstorms is possible from Iowa to Illinois and Indiana. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Pittsburgh - Allegheny County Airport (KAGC)

Lat: 40.36°NLon: 79.92°WElev: 1237ft.

Fair

77°F

25°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1019.7 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 20 Aug 9:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Pittsburgh PA

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 6 to 9 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: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, mainly before 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 77.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A chance of showers, mainly before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Pittsburgh PA
 40.43°N 79.98°W (Elev. 814 ft)
10:04 am EDT Aug 20, 2019
10am EDT Aug 20, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 26, 2019
 
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