December 30, 2017

Cold and Blustery Temperatures continued today with excessive snowfall tonight until tomorrow. A winter weather advisory is in effect.

For my records:

  • CoCoRaHS Reading 0.2″ Precip / 4.3″ Snow @ 10:15 AM / Month: 1.87″/ Year: 52.01″
  • High Temperature: 20 Degrees
  • Low Temperature: 10 Degrees
  • Maximum Humidity: 95%
  • Minimum Humidity: 73%
  • Snowfall: 4.3″ @ 10:15 AM and 5.0″ @ 4:40 PM

NWS Pittsburgh Records:

  • High Temperature: 18 Degrees @ 2:35 PM
  • Low Temperature: 15 Degree @ 10:34 AM
  • Average Temperature: 17 Degrees
  • Precipitation: 0.10″/ Month: 1.64″ / Since 6-1: 23.31″ / Year: 42.02″
  • Snowfall: 2.9″/ Month and Season: 8.8″ (Record for December 30, broke – Original was 2.0″ in 1929.
  • Maximum Humidity: 92% @ 12:00 AM
  • Minimum Humidity: 73% @ 5:00 PM

River Forecast (Youghiogheny River @ Connellsville, PA):

  • Today’s Stage: 2.9′ ( A GAIN of 1 Hundredth of a foot)
  • Tomorrow’s forecasted stage: 2.70′
  • Flood Stage is 12′

For the Routine Fire Weather Planning Forecast, Periodic snow showers and very cold through the weekend. The Haines Index will be 3  for the next 48 Hours.

The Area Quality Forecast for Sunday in Pittsburgh is code level GREEN,which is good, and means little or no health risk. The primary pollutant will be particles.

The Climate Normals in Pittsburgh Tomorrow:

  • Maximum Temperature
    • Normal: 36
    • Record: 69, set in 1875
  • Minimum Temperature
    • Normal: 22
    • Record: -9, set in 1880

Sunrise will occur at 7:44 AM and Sunset will occur at 5:04 PM tomorrow.

Periodic snow showers and very cold through the weekend.

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