Heavy rain to move in Monday evening ahead of strong strong storms Tuesday

PITTSBURGH — Rounds of rain are still to come with the chance of storms, but expect a break in the wet weather for the afternoon.

It will be mostly cloudy and warmer with highs in the upper 50s and low 60s. Rain develops again tonight with rounds of heavy rain expected into Tuesday.


Strong to severe storms could bring damaging winds, heavy downpours, large hail and frequent lightning on Tuesday.

Two rounds of showers and storms are possible with the first impacting the morning commute and the second, stronger part of the system moving in during Tuesday afternoon and evening.

A flood watch is in effect for Allegheny, Washington, Westmoreland, Greene, Fayette, Monongalia and Preston counties until 8 p.m. Tuesday and Garrett County until 2 a.m. Wednesday. Watch for the rise in creeks and streams, especially in low-lying areas. Use caution when traveling and make sure to watch for reduced visibility and ponding on roads.

Colder air to follow for Wednesday with on and off with the chance of snow showers mixing into Thursday and Friday. Late-week high temperatures will only be in the lower 40s.

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