Hump Day. Wet Wednesday. Call It What You Want.

Another wet day before conditions start to dry out slightly on Thursday and Friday. The DC Region should dry out by Thursday evening and into Friday while parts of western PA continue to see a risk of light showers. High temperatures will generally hold steady in the 50s and 60s in western PA while 60s and 70s occur in the DC Region.  Low temperatures in the 40s and low 50s are expected in western PA while DC sees 50s and low 60s. Stay dry seems to be the motto this week, so keep doing that and have a good second half of the week! 
Current (6-6:30am) Temperatures
  • Erie, PA:  49; Wind Chill: 44
  • Franklin, PA: 45; Wind Chill: 38
  • New Castle, PA: 48; Wind Chill: 45
  • Butler, PA: 48; Wind Chill: 42
  • Pittsburgh (KAGC): 51; Wind Chill: 47
  • Uniontown, PA: 53; Wind Chill: 53
  • State College, PA: 45; Wind Chill: 42
  • Frederick, MD: 45; Wind Chill: 40
  • BWI Airport, MD: 49; Wind Chill: 43
  • DC (KDCA):  53; Wind Chill: 50

Forecast:

Western PA:

Main threat: Slipp’y roads possible from rain.

  • Today: Rain likely. Boomers still possible. Breezy. Highs: 60s. Low 70s possible across SW PA. Overnight Lows: Upper 40s/Low 50s
  • Thursday: Chance of light showers. Highs: 50s/Low 60s Overnight Lows: 40s
  • Friday: Chance of light showers, mainly in NW PA. Highs: 50s/Low 60s Overnight Lows: 40s

DC Region:

Main threat: Slippery roads possible from rain. Localized flooding and ponding on roads possible.

  • Today: Wet. Rain could be heavy at times. Boomers possible. Breezy Highs: Upper 60s/Low 70s. Overnight Lows: 60s
  • Thursday: Chance of showers early. Highs: Mid to Upper 70s Overnight Lows: Low to Mid 50s
  • Friday:  Partly sunny. Highs: Upper 60s/Low 70s Overnight Lows: Upper 40s/Low 50s

Good News: Next week looks to warm up a bit before above normal temperatures could occur in the 11-15 day period.

Bad News: Wet weather persists, especially in western PA into the weekend.