Erie Sunset -- Lynda Sabo

According to climatology, July is the warmest month of the year with an average daytime high of 83 and an average nighttime low of 63 degrees. Over the 31 days, the typical rainfall total is 3.83″ and, perhaps, the worst stat of all, we will lose 41 minutes of daylight by August 1st. July is…

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Lightning Bolt -- Courtesy of Savage Shutter

When it comes to lightning, there is NO safe place outdoors when storms are in the area. If you can hear thunder, you are within striking distance. Here’s a simple phrase to remember when it comes to thunderstorms: When thunder roars, go indoors! The problem is many people wait too long to get to a…

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BEAVER COUNTY TORNADO START LOCATION…OHIOVILLE IN BEAVER COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA END LOCATION…DAUGHERTY TOWNSHIP IN BEAVER COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA DATE…JUNE 10 2020 ESTIMATED TIME…931 PM EDT MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING…EF2 ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED…120 MPH MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH…790 YARDS PATH LENGTH…10 MILES (INTERMITTENT) * FATALITIES…0 * INJURIES…0 …SUMMARY… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH CONFIRMED AN EF2 TORNADO ON…

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During extremely hot and humid weather, your body’s ability to cool itself is challenged. When the body heats too rapidly to cool itself properly, or when too much fluid or salt is lost through dehydration or sweating, body temperature rises and you or someone you care about may experience a heat-related illness. It is important…

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Moraine State Park #3 -- Chris Condello

You may have noticed that meteorologists and climatologists define seasons differently from “regular” or astronomical spring, summer, fall, and winter. So, why do meteorological and astronomical seasons begin and end at different times? In short, it’s because the astronomical seasons are based on the position of Earth in relation to the sun, whereas the meteorological…

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Blocks in meteorology are large scale patterns in atmospheric pressure fields (high and low pressure), which are nearly stationary, and as a result there is little or no movement of weather systems.  These “blocks” can remain in place for several days (or longer) producing the repeating weather pattern. On such block is known as, the…

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Perhaps when you have visited the beach a thunderstorm has rolled in off the water. These are spectacular sights, which sometimes produce region specific weather events… like waterspouts! They appear as tornadoes of water, waterspouts are an eye-catching small-scale phenomena. They can simply be tornadoes that moved from land to bodies of water, but oftentimes…

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March is here. So, what’s that mean for weather in Western Pennsylvania? Well, let’s take a look back before we look ahead. Officially, Pittsburgh finished February with above average temperatures (+2.5 degrees) and above average precipitation (+.91″). This has been the ongoing trend for the better part of the last six months. In fact, five…

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Harrison Hills Park -- Dennis Stillwagoner

Welcome to the Chick-fil-A Robinson WhiteBoard Weather forecast for Thursday, April 11, 2019. Jeff takes you through the forecast, including what’s on tap for the Masters this weekend. Plus the allergy report and lot’s more! Did you know it’s National Pet Day? Hop over to Jeff’s Facebook page and post a picture of your pet!…

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Roaring Run Trail -- Courtesy of Rochelle Mason

Yesterday, Jeff educated you on the forward speed of a tornado. Today’s topic is one most people will know, but probably won’t be familiar with its formal name, haboob. So what is a haboob? Well here’s a hint, it would severely impact your vision, make breathing difficult and get you very dirty. Watch the video…

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Pitt Fall (4 of 15) -- Courtesy of Mike Kutilek

Here’s Jeff’s WhiteBoard Weather sponsored by Chick-Fil-A of Robinson for Monday, April 8. If you missed the Facebook live broadcast, you can always find the day’s Chick-Fil-A WhiteBoard Weather right here on the website. Well… it’s Monday… but at least that means Jeff’s back with another WhiteBoard weather! It was a warm one today, but…

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View of Pittsburgh from the South Side -- Courtesy of Jonna

Welcome to Pittsburgh Weather Now! Here’s Jeff’s WhiteBoard Weather sponsored by Chick-Fil-A of Robinson for Friday, April 5. If you missed the Facebook live broadcast, you can always find the day’s Chick-Fil-A WhiteBoard Weather right here on the website. Thank you to Aimee Hernandez, Owner/Operator of Chick-fil-A Robinson for signing on as the official sponsor…

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Good morning! Starting today we’re going to start a new feature here on Pittsburgh Weather Now which will he called our WhiteBoard Weather Fun Fact of the Day. Jeff Verszyla will start your day off with a fact that you probably didn’t know. In time, you’ll see that PWN is going to be about Pittsburgh Weather and…

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