Wednesday, May 22, 2013
The watch remains in effect until 10 p.m.
A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for Southwestern Pennsylvania, including Allegheny County The watch remains in effect through 10 p.m. Wednesday night, according to the National Weather Service, which says some storms cound be severe with damaging winds. The chance of showers and thunderstorms is expected mainly after 5 p.m. and before midnight. A hazardous weather outlook is also in effect this week, with frosty and potentially freezing conditions possible on Friday and Saturday nights and possibly Sunday. Here's a look at the forecast: Be sure to upload photos or videos of any severe storm weather or storm damage.
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 Plum and Oakmont 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 Plum, Oakmont and Verona area 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. Join Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
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 more detailed look at the forecast: Join Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Low temperatures will hover at 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 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:
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.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
The watch was in effect until 11 p.m.
The National Weather Service in Moon issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Allegheny County until 11 p.m. Showers and thunderstorms are likely, according to the statement. Wednesday's forecast in the Plum-Oakmont area includes a slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon, and a high near 70. Upload any weather photos you take Tuesday night to our media box to the right.
Friday, April 5, 2013
The weekend forecast looks much warmer.
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 Plum and Oakmont areas: _____________________ Plum-Oakmont Patch is on Facebook and on Twitter. Don't forget to sign up for our daily email newsletter by clicking here.
Monday, March 25, 2013
A winter storm warning has been cancelled.
Locals woke up to a late blast of spring snow this morning. The most intense snow accumulations—about 3 to 5 inches total—are expected this morning, before diminishing. The National Weather Service in Moon Township has cancelled 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. Here's a look ahead at the forecast: _____________________ Plum-Oakmont Patch is on Facebook and on Twitter . Don't forget to sign up for our daily email newsletter by clicking here .
Sunday, March 24, 2013
The snow is expected to begin Sunday night.
Though it's officially spring, it seems as though the Plum-Oakmont area will experience some more winter weather. The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the entire Pittsburgh region, including Plum, Oakmont and Verona. The warning is in effect from 11 p.m. Sunday through 11 a.m. Monday. Snow is expected to be most intense from midnight Sunday through the pre-dawn hours of Monday, accumulating 4 to 7 inches before ending by Monday afternoon. Heavy snow could make traveling hazardous. Here's a look at the forecast for the area: Plum-Oakmont Patch will provide updated information about the weather and travel conditions. Stay with us and tell us how the roads look in your neighborhood in the comments …