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Cold snap ending, could hit upper 40s by end of week

Tony LaRussa
| Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, 5:21 a.m.

Baby it’s cold outside — but it’s going to get warmer.

The recent cold snap that sent temperatures into the teens during the past several days begins an ascent that could hit a high near 47 degrees by the end of the work week, according to the National Weather Service in Moon Township.

Overnight temperatures that dipped into the mid-teens will give way to mostly sunny skies today with a high near 32 degrees and light wind from the north.

Temperatures will creep into the the mid-30s on Tuesday with mostly sunny skies and continue climbing as the week progresses.

Tuesday’s overnight temperature will hit a low of 23 degrees — the last time this week it will be below 30.

Wednesday will be mostly sunny with a high near 38 degrees, then drop to 30 degrees overnight with mostly cloudy skies.

Thursday will remain mostly cloudy with a daytime high near 42 degrees and a 30-percent chance of precipitation.

Showers are likely on Friday after 11 a.m. and skies will remain mostly cloudy with a high near 47 degrees.

Friday night will still be damp with a 60 percent chance of rain likely before 11 p.m. and a low temperature around 38 degrees.

The weekend forecast calls for a mostly cloudy skies on Saturday with a high near 44 degrees and a 50-percent chance of rain.

Sunday is expected to be partly sunny with a high near 44 degrees.

Tony LaRussa is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Tony at 724-772-6368 or tlarussa@tribweb.com or via Twitter @TonyLaRussaTrib.

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