Cool Weekend, But You Might Not Be Cool With It

Cool morning for yinz in western PA as temperatures are about 20 degrees cooler than yesterday thanks to a cold frontal passage. Heavy rains will continue in the DC Region today before the system starts to ship out for the weekend. A chance of showers could move into western PA late tonight and hold on into Saturday before conditions finally dry out by Sunday. Temperatures will stay cool as 50s and 60s will occur in western PA and 60s and 70s occur in the DC Region. Lows could drop into the 30s in western PA into the weekend. A cool, but slightly less wet, weekend in store for the region. Have a great one!
Current (6-6:30am) Temperatures:
  • Erie, PA: 47
  • Franklin, PA: 45
  • New Castle, PA: 45
  • Butler, PA: 46
  • Pittsburgh (KAGC): 48
  • Uniontown, PA: 46
  • State College, PA: 50
  • Frederick, MD: 54
  • BWI Airport, MD: 70
  • DC (KDCA):  57

Forecast:

Western PA:

Main threat: Wet roads from some lingering showers. Cool overnights/mornings.

  • Today: Partly sunny. A chance of showers will move into the region late. Highs: 50s/Low 60s Overnight Lows: Low 40s. Some areas in the north could drop into the 30s.
  • Saturday: Chance of lingering light showers. Highs: 50s/Low 60s Overnight Lows: 30s/Low 40s
  • Sunday: Partly sunny. Highs: Upper 50s/60s Overnight Lows: 30s/Low 40s

DC Region:

Main threat: Heavy rain. Potential for flooding still a bit of a threat.

  • Today: Rain continues mainly in the morning, especially east of the city. Afternoon Highs: Upper 60s/Low 70s. Overnight Lows: Low to Mid 50s
  • Saturday: Partly cloudy. Highs: Low 70s. Overnight Lows: Upper 40s to Low 50s
  • Sunday: Partly sunny. Highs: Upper 60s/Low 70s Overnight Lows: 40s/Low 50s

Good News: Conditions start to dry out during the weekend. Memorial Day Weekend temperatures look near normal for this time of year (normal highs in the 70s).

Bad News: Threat of wet weather continues today in much of the East today. Conditions slowly dry out during the weekend. Cooler temperatures through early to mid next week.