Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The primary threat would be from damaging wind gusts.
There is a small chance that thunderstorms may become severe Wednesday afternoon in the Sewickley area, according to a hazardous outlook issued by the National Weather Service in Pittsburgh. "The primary threat would be from damaging wind gusts, but large hail is also possible," the statement says. Here is a more detailed look at the forecast for Wednesday and Thursday: Lightning, hail, wind damage, we want to see your weather photos. Be sure to upload them to the media box above. Then come back and see the photos your neighbors uploaded.
Monday, May 13, 2013
Unprotected plants will be damaged.
The Sewickley area and surrounding region is under a freeze warning from 1 to 8 a.m. Tuesday. The National Weather Service predicts temperatures may dip into the 20s overnight. Meteorologists warn that unprotected outdoor plants will likely be damaged or killed, so cover the plants and bring potted plants indoors. The temperature is expected to rise throughout the week. The high on Wednesday will be around 80 degrees.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Temperatures Sunday night through Monday morning are expected to dip below freezing.
Got a plan to protect your plants? The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has issued a freeze warning from 1 a.m. to 9 a.m. Monday. A freeze warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or highly likely. In addition, frost is expected not only Sunday night, but Monday night as well. Here's a detailed look at the forecast: Join Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
Low temperatures will hover just about freezing.
Call it winter's last gasp. The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh says there's a good chance of frost Sunday and Monday night in the Sewickley area. If you've recently planted summer flowers, you will need to cover them, or if they are in pots, bring them inside. Here's a closer look at the detailed forecast: Join Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter. Check out some of today's other top stories here.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Cover your plants.
The National Weather Service located in Moon Township issued a frost advisory for Allegheny County from 3 to 9 a.m. Friday. Temperatures are expected to dip to 33 to 35 degrees. A frost advisory means that frost is possible. Sensitive outdoor plants may be killed if left uncovered. Have you planted your flowers for the season? If not, when do you begin? Tell us in the comments below.
Thursday, April 11, 2013
The weather is expected to go from feeling like late spring to late fall by Friday.
The National Weather Service in Moon Township says another round of showers and thunderstorms is expected through Friday morning in the region. About 2 to 3 inches of rain has fallen across the Allegheny River Basin since Wednesday afternoon and the weather service expects an additional 1 to 2 inches of rain to fall again overnight into early Friday. A flood advisory has been issued through Friday evening for the Ohio River at Pittsburgh. The rain could lead to rising streams and potential flooding in low lying areas, the weather service said. In addition, Friday's predicted high temperature is expected to be 20 degrees cooler than Thursday. Here's a detailed look at the forecast: Like us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter Check out some…
Friday, April 5, 2013
The warning is in effect until 9 p.m. Friday.
The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has issued a "Red Flag Warning" until 9 p.m. Friday for a wide section of Western Pennsylvania, including the Sewickley area. The Weather Service said a Red Flag Warning means that dangerous fire weather conditions exist because of the combination of gusty winds, low relative humidity, and dry fine fuels. Any fires that develop may quickly get out of control and become difficult to contain. Outdoor burning is not recommended. Like us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter Check out some of today's other top stories here.
The weekend forecast looks much warmer for the Sewickley area.
Warmer temperatures are on the way after Pittsburgh experienced a record low temperature Thursday morning. The National Weather Service in Moon Township recorded an unofficial low temperature of 19 degrees at Pittsburgh International Airport at 6 a.m., which broke the record low of 20 degrees in 1954, according to the Post-Gazette. The high temperature is in the 50s, with the mercury hitting the 60s on Sunday. Here's the National Weather Service's weekend forecast for the Sewickley area: -- Like us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter Check out some of today's other top stories here.
Monday, April 1, 2013
Patch gives you a rundown of what's going on around the community.
Local schools remain closed today, but the weather is expected to be brisk. The National Weather Service is calling for a chance of rain and snow showers before 11 a.m., then a chance of rain showers for the Sewickley area with a high near 40. The Sewickley Valley YMCA and the Sewickley Public Library will be open. No programs, however, are scheduled today at the library. PennDOT plans to resume Route 65 improvements from Chestnut Street in Sewickley to the Beaver County line. The work will take place from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. and one lane will be open in each direction as needed. U.S. Rep. Keith Rothfus, R-Sewickley, is inviting constituents to meet up with him for coffee and conversation at locations in Ambridge, Ellwood City, and Johnstown…
Monday, March 25, 2013
A winter storm warning has been canceled.
The Sewickley Valley woke up to a late blast of spring snow this morning. Fortunately, the most intense snow accumulations--about 3 to 5 inches total-- are expected this morning, before diminishing. The National Weather Service has canceled a winter storm warning, but a winter weather advisory remains in effect until 2 p.m. for southwestern Pennsylvania, including Allegheny, Beaver and Butler counties. A winter weather advisory means that snow will cause travel difficulties so use caution while driving.