Severe Threat Today and Tomorrow

Well another threat of showers and thunderstorms will move into the region today as some storms could be severe in western PA later today into tonight. Wind and hail are the main threat of severe weather but don’t count out an isolated tornado. This severe threat will continue into tomorrow, possibly extending into the DC Region. Mugginess will persist as highs in the 80s and 90s continue. The on and off stormy pattern could continue for the rest of the week. Have a great two-for-Tuesday folks!
Current (~6am) Temperatures:
  • Erie, PA: 71
  • Franklin, PA: 64
  • New Castle, PA: 66
  • Butler, PA: 64
  • Pittsburgh, PA (KAGC): 69
  • Uniontown, PA: 62
  • State College, PA: 68
  • Frederick, MD: 70
  • BWI Airport, MD: 69
  • DC (KDCA):  74

Forecast:

Western PA:

Main threat: Storms. Some could bring hail/damaging winds today and tomorrow. Isolated tornado not out of the question.

  • Today: Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of these storms could be severe later today. Highs: 80s/Low 90s Overnight Lows: 60s
  • Wednesday: Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of these storms could be severe during the afternoon/evening. Highs: 80s Overnight Lows: 60s
  • Thursday: Chance of showers and thunderstorms mainly earlier in the day. Drying out late. Highs: 80s Overnight Lows: Upper 50s/60s

DC Region:

Main threat: Storms. Some could be severe later tomorrow.

  • Today: Mostly sunny skies during the day. Chance of isolated thunderstorms late. Highs: Mid 90s Overnight Lows: Low to Mid 70s
  • Wednesday: Partly cloudy during the day. Chance of showers and storms late. Highs: Mid 90s Overnight Lows: Mid 70s
  • Thursday: Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs: Low to Mid 90s Overnight Lows: Low 70s

Good News: Warmth persists throughout the work week.

Bad News: Threat of wet weather persists into weekend.