Soggy Pattern; Severe Threat for Southwest PA on Friday

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Well the wet pattern will settle in over the next couple of days before conditions start to dry out during the early weekend. With the drier weather will come cooler temperatures, however. These temperatures should not be too chilly as highs will get to as cold as the 40s in western PA by next week and the 50s in the DC region. Lows will get chilly in the 20s and 30s. Enjoy the warmth and stay dry! Take care!
Current (6 – 6:30am) Temperatures
  • Erie, PA:  32; Wind Chill: 25
  • Franklin, PA: 37; Wind Chill: 31
  • New Castle, PA: 38; Wind Chill: 38
  • Butler, PA:  39; Wind Chill: 33
  • Pittsburgh (KAGC): 48; Wind Chill: 46
  • Uniontown, PA: 44; Wind Chill: 44
  • State College, PA: 45; Wind Chill: 42
  • Frederick, MD: 50; Wind Chill: 50
  • BWI Airport, MD:  50; Wind Chill: 50
  • DC (KDCA):  55; Wind Chill: 55


Western PA:

Main threat: Severe threat Friday for SW PA. Potential slipp’y roads continues.

  • Today:  Rain likely. Highs: 50s/Low 60s Overnight Lows: 40s/Low 50s
  • Friday: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of them could be severe. Highs: 60s with potential for 70s across southwest PA. Overnight Lows: 30s/40s
  • Saturday: Chance of showers, mainly early. Snow could mix in w/ rain in NW PA. Highs: 40s/Low 50s. Overnight Lows: 20s/30s

DC Region: 

Main threat: Wet the next couple of days before drying out. Slippery roads are possible.

  • Today: Risk of wet weather continues. Highs: Low 60s. Overnight Lows: Upper 40s/Low 50s
  • Friday:  Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs: Low 60s. Overnight Lows: Upper 40s/Low 50s
  • Saturday: Chance of showers early. Decreasing clouds into the afternoon. Highs: Low to mid 60s. Overnight Lows: 30s

Good News: Conditions should dry out for the latter half of the weekend.

Bad News: Slightly cooler temperatures are expected for next week.