Cool Saturday Morning Ahead. Warm Up After That. Dry Weather Through Sunday/Monday. Torch Next Week.

We have made it to Friday. The day that many folks strive for every work week. A long weekend is ahead, and a mighty fine majority of the weekend you will see. Partly cloudy skies are expected in western PA today with a chance of an isolated shower while the DC Region sees mostly sunny skies. Mostly sunny skies will stretch across the entire region on Saturday before clouds gradually increase on Sunday. A chance of isolated showers and storms could move in on Monday. Highs in the 60s in western PA today will rise into the mid 60s to low 70s on Saturday before mid to upper 70s push in on Sunday. Monday will spike highs into the low to mid 80s. Lows will fall into 30s and low 40s in western PA tonight before 40s settle in on Saturday night and mid 50s to low 60s settle in on Sunday night. Monday night will bring lows into the low to mid 60s. The DC Region will see highs in the mid 70s today before low to mid 70s push in on Saturday. Low to mid 80s on Sunday will rise into the upper 80s to low 90s on Monday. Lows will drop off into the upper 40s to low 50s tonight before low to mid 50s track in on Saturday night. Mid to upper 60s will push in on Sunday night before Upper 60s to low 70s shuffle in on Monday night. Hope you all have a fantastic holiday weekend! Eat, drink, and be merry!

Current (~6-6:30am) Temperatures:
  • Erie, PA: 52
  • Franklin, PA: 45
  • New Castle, PA: 45
  • Butler, PA: 39
  • Pittsburgh, PA (KAGC): 45
  • Uniontown, PA: 42
  • State College, PA: 43
  • Frederick, MD: 50
  • BWI Airport, MD: 49
  • DC (KDCA): 53

Forecast:

Western PA:

Main threat:  Nothing notable.

  • Today: Partly cloudy. Chance of a stray shower. Highs: 60s Overnight Lows: 30s/Low 40s
  • Saturday: Mostly sunny. Highs: Mid 60s to Low 70s Overnight Lows: 40s
  • Sunday: Clouds gradually increase. Highs: Mid to Upper 70s Overnight Lows: Mid 50s to Low 60s
  • Memorial Day: Chance of isolated showers/storms. Partly sunny. Highs: Low to Mid 80s Overnight Lows: Low to Mid 60s

DC Region: 

Main threat: Nothing notable.

  • Today: Mostly sunny. Highs: Mid 70s Overnight Lows: Upper 40s/Low 50s
  • Saturday: Mostly sunny. Highs: Low to Mid 70s Overnight Lows: Low to Mid 50s
  • Sunday: Clouds gradually increase. Highs: Low to Mid 80s Overnight Lows: Low to Mid 50s
  • Memorial Day: Partly sunny. Slight chance of isolated showers/storms later. Highs: Upper 80s/Low 90s Overnight Lows: Low to Mid 40s

Good News: Most of Memorial Day weekend is nice. Warmth returns next week (maybe too muggy for some, but better that than -20 wind chills).

Bad News: Nuisance showers today in western PA. Chilly Saturday morning. Wet weather could step in on Monday to limit outdoor activities.