Severe weather is likely in areas that are in the yellow and dark green. Strong heating will result in weak to moderate instability by afternoon and isolated to scattered strong to severe storms will be possible. A slight risk has been placed for the Northern corner of the state which could bring damaging wind, hail, and severe thunderstorms. A marginal risk has been placed for much of the center of the state, including the Pittsburgh area and areas north of the city, and a thunderstorm risk (mostly isolated, non-severe storms) has been placed for much of the eastern half of the state. Thunderstorms may be isolated and or may pop up

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Severe weather is likely in areas that are in the yellow and dark green. Strong heating will result in weak to moderate instability by afternoon and isolated to scattered strong to severe storms will be possible. A slight risk has been placed for the Northern corner of the state which could bring damaging wind, hail, and severe thunderstorms. A marginal risk has been placed for much of the center of the state, including the Pittsburgh area and areas north of the city, and a thunderstorm risk (mostly isolated, non-severe storms) has been placed for much of the eastern half of the state. Thunderstorms may be isolated and or may pop up

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Thunderstorms are expected across much of the Upper Midwest on Wednesday. However, uncertainty is too high at this time to pinpoint where, or how much, strong to severe thunderstorm activity may develop. Storms should remain non-severe for most of Pennsylvania as of right now. The outlook could change from now until Wednesday and will be updated IF changes do arise. Be sure to keep an eye open for any updated forecasts that may be written. Outlook map for Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Subject to change. *Map is property of NOAA, NWS and SPC*  

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Thunderstorms are expected across much of the Upper Midwest on Wednesday. However, uncertainty is too high at this time to pinpoint where, or how much, strong to severe thunderstorm activity may develop. Storms should remain non-severe for most of Pennsylvania as of right now. The outlook could change from now until Wednesday and will be updated IF changes do arise. Be sure to keep an eye open for any updated forecasts that may be written. Outlook map for Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Subject to change. *Map is property of NOAA, NWS and SPC*  

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Much of the rain will affect parts of the western part of the state tonight (mostly the southern parts of the state), whereas, rainfall will affect much of the eastern half of the state tomorrow into Sunday. Temps will remain on the cooler side much of the weekend, but will warm up towards Sunday (for some areas) and Monday. Any additional updates will be made as they come in. Rain will taper off completely by Monday as the temperatures increase. Don’t get used to the dry weather, rain will return by Wednesday. *Maps are property of Weather Underground*

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Much of the rain will affect parts of the western part of the state tonight (mostly the southern parts of the state), whereas, rainfall will affect much of the eastern half of the state tomorrow into Sunday. Temps will remain on the cooler side much of the weekend, but will warm up towards Sunday (for some areas) and Monday. Any additional updates will be made as they come in. Rain will taper off completely by Monday as the temperatures increase. Don’t get used to the dry weather, rain will return by Wednesday. *Maps are property of Weather Underground*

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In order to protect people and systems that might be at risk from space weather effects, we need to understand the causes of space weather. The sun is the main source of space weather. Sudden bursts of plasma and magnetic field structures from the sun’s atmosphere called coronal mass ejections (CME) together with sudden bursts of radiation, or solar flares, all cause space weather effects here on Earth. Space weather can produce electromagnetic fields that induce extreme currents in wires, disrupting power lines, and even causing wide-spread blackouts. Severe space weather also produces solar energetic particles, which can damage satellites used for commercial communications, global positioning, intelligence gathering, and weather forecasting.

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In order to protect people and systems that might be at risk from space weather effects, we need to understand the causes of space weather. The sun is the main source of space weather. Sudden bursts of plasma and magnetic field structures from the sun’s atmosphere called coronal mass ejections (CME) together with sudden bursts of radiation, or solar flares, all cause space weather effects here on Earth. Space weather can produce electromagnetic fields that induce extreme currents in wires, disrupting power lines, and even causing wide-spread blackouts. Severe space weather also produces solar energetic particles, which can damage satellites used for commercial communications, global positioning, intelligence gathering, and weather forecasting.

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Rainy weather and thunderstorms are possible for today through Saturday. Parts of the state will be in a thunderstorm risk which means that as of right now, there isn’t a risk for severe weather. Severe weather MAY be likely more towards Friday and Saturday. Any updates will be shared in an updated article.  

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Rainy weather and thunderstorms are possible for today through Saturday. Parts of the state will be in a thunderstorm risk which means that as of right now, there isn’t a risk for severe weather. Severe weather MAY be likely more towards Friday and Saturday. Any updates will be shared in an updated article.  

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As the temperature starts to warm things up, rain showers will move in across parts of the state. The risk of severe weather remains low for the mid-atlantic, however, light showers will move in late Wednesday night into Thursday. Here are the precipitation models and temperature forecast for Wednesday. Temperatures will remain in the mid sixties, while some areas may reach the low seventies, on Wednesday. Showers will move into the western half of the state after midnight. Precipitation outlook for 2 am, Thursday May 10. Rain showers will start to move further across the state towards early afternoon. The light green area is representative of lighter rain showers, while the

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As the temperature starts to warm things up, rain showers will move in across parts of the state. The risk of severe weather remains low for the mid-atlantic, however, light showers will move in late Wednesday night into Thursday. Here are the precipitation models and temperature forecast for Wednesday. Temperatures will remain in the mid sixties, while some areas may reach the low seventies, on Wednesday. Showers will move into the western half of the state after midnight. Precipitation outlook for 2 am, Thursday May 10. Rain showers will start to move further across the state towards early afternoon. The light green area is representative of lighter rain showers, while the

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May has brought about freeze warnings, frost advisories, rainy weather, and now a possible Nor’easter? According to meteorologists, a possible Nor’easter may affect the coast and parts of the mid-atlantic for Mother’s Day weekend. Whenever we hear the word Nor’easter, we think of snow and bitter cold temperatures. The term “nor’easter” most often is used for strong winter storms crawling up the Northeast coast, but, in fact, snow isn’t a requirement for such a storm. Nor’easters are simply stronger areas of low pressure along the Eastern Seaboard of the U.S. featuring winds typically from the northeast. They’re usually strongest from fall through early spring, but can happen any time of the year. That includes, unfortunately, mid-May.

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May has brought about freeze warnings, frost advisories, rainy weather, and now a possible Nor’easter? According to meteorologists, a possible Nor’easter may affect the coast and parts of the mid-atlantic for Mother’s Day weekend. Whenever we hear the word Nor’easter, we think of snow and bitter cold temperatures. The term “nor’easter” most often is used for strong winter storms crawling up the Northeast coast, but, in fact, snow isn’t a requirement for such a storm. Nor’easters are simply stronger areas of low pressure along the Eastern Seaboard of the U.S. featuring winds typically from the northeast. They’re usually strongest from fall through early spring, but can happen any time of the year. That includes, unfortunately, mid-May.

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The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh and State College have issued a Freeze Warning…which is in effect from 2 AM to 9 AM EDT Tuesday for the Pittsburgh area, and from 2 AM to 8 AM Tuesday for the State College areas. The locations impacted by the Freeze Warnings include: Sharon, Hermitage, Grove City, New Castle, Ellwood City, and Butler, Southern Centre-Blair-Bedford-Southern Clinton-Southern Lycoming- Including the cities of State College, Altoona, Bedford, Lock Haven, and Williamsport. (Dark blue= Freeze Warning. Light blue= Frost Advisory) A Frost Advisory remains in effect for the Pittsburgh area from 2 am to 9 am Tuesday, and 2 am to 8 am for the State College areas…the locations

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The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh and State College have issued a Freeze Warning…which is in effect from 2 AM to 9 AM EDT Tuesday for the Pittsburgh area, and from 2 AM to 8 AM Tuesday for the State College areas. The locations impacted by the Freeze Warnings include: Sharon, Hermitage, Grove City, New Castle, Ellwood City, and Butler, Southern Centre-Blair-Bedford-Southern Clinton-Southern Lycoming- Including the cities of State College, Altoona, Bedford, Lock Haven, and Williamsport. (Dark blue= Freeze Warning. Light blue= Frost Advisory) A Frost Advisory remains in effect for the Pittsburgh area from 2 am to 9 am Tuesday, and 2 am to 8 am for the State College areas…the locations

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The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has issued a Freeze Warning…which is in effect from 2 AM to 9 AM EDT Monday. The locations impacted are: Tuscarawas-Carroll-Columbiana-Coshocton-Muskingum-Mercer-Lawrence- Butler- Including the cities of New Philadelphia, Dover, Carrollton, Malvern, East Liverpool, Salem, Columbiana, Coshocton, Zanesville, Sharon, Hermitage, Grove City, New Castle, Ellwood City, and Butler.  *Freeze warnings are in dark blue* *Frost Advisories are in light blue* The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has also issued a Frost Advisory…which is in effect from 2 AM to 9 AM EDT Monday. The locations impacted are: Harrison-Jefferson-Guernsey-Belmont-Noble-Monroe-Beaver-Allegheny- Washington-Greene-Westmoreland-Fayette-Hancock-Brooke-Ohio- Marshall-Wetzel-Marion-Monongalia- Including the cities of Cadiz, Steubenville, Cambridge, Martins Ferry, St. Clairsville, Caldwell, Woodsfield, Aliquippa, Beaver Falls,

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The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has issued a Freeze Warning…which is in effect from 2 AM to 9 AM EDT Monday. The locations impacted are: Tuscarawas-Carroll-Columbiana-Coshocton-Muskingum-Mercer-Lawrence- Butler- Including the cities of New Philadelphia, Dover, Carrollton, Malvern, East Liverpool, Salem, Columbiana, Coshocton, Zanesville, Sharon, Hermitage, Grove City, New Castle, Ellwood City, and Butler.  *Freeze warnings are in dark blue* *Frost Advisories are in light blue* The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has also issued a Frost Advisory…which is in effect from 2 AM to 9 AM EDT Monday. The locations impacted are: Harrison-Jefferson-Guernsey-Belmont-Noble-Monroe-Beaver-Allegheny- Washington-Greene-Westmoreland-Fayette-Hancock-Brooke-Ohio- Marshall-Wetzel-Marion-Monongalia- Including the cities of Cadiz, Steubenville, Cambridge, Martins Ferry, St. Clairsville, Caldwell, Woodsfield, Aliquippa, Beaver Falls,

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After a short cold front moved in, temperatures will warm up slightly by Tuesday, with temperatures reaching the low sixties by mid afternoon, and cooler in some northern parts of the state. Temperatures will fall into the upper thirties on Tuesday night for most of the state. Wednesday will see a bigger warm-up compared to the past few days, with temps reaching the mid-sixties by mid-afternoon. Below are the temperature models issued by the NWS: * Temperature forecast for Tuesday afternoon. Most of the state will see a warm up, some parts will remain in the fifties* * Temperature forecast for Wednesday afternoon* We will have a precipitation forecast ready by

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After a short cold front moved in, temperatures will warm up slightly by Tuesday, with temperatures reaching the low sixties by mid afternoon, and cooler in some northern parts of the state. Temperatures will fall into the upper thirties on Tuesday night for most of the state. Wednesday will see a bigger warm-up compared to the past few days, with temps reaching the mid-sixties by mid-afternoon. Below are the temperature models issued by the NWS: * Temperature forecast for Tuesday afternoon. Most of the state will see a warm up, some parts will remain in the fifties* * Temperature forecast for Wednesday afternoon* We will have a precipitation forecast ready by

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