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 Cranberry 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 Cranberry area and the surrounding region 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.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Temperatures 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.
Low temperatures will hover 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 Cranberry 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: Join Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
The watch was in effect until 11 p.m.
The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm watch until 11 p.m. for the region, including Butler and Allegheny counties. Showers and thunderstorms are likely, according to the statement. Wednesday's forecast in the Cranberry area includes a slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon, and a high near 65. Upload any weather photos you take Tuesday night to our media box to the right.
Thursday, April 11, 2013
The area is now under a flood watch.
The National Weather service in Pittsburgh says another round of showers and thunderstorms is expected Thursday evening in the Cranberry area. Friday's predicted high temperature will be 20 degrees cooler than today. Parts of Western Pennsylvania, including Butler County, also are under a flood watch through late tonight. Doppler Radar estimates 2 to 3 inches of rain fell across the region Wednesday night. With an additional 1 to 2 inches of rain possible Thursday afternoon through tonight, flooding on streams and in low lying areas is possible. As storms rolled through the area Wednesday evening, Cranberry Township Volunteer Firefighters were called to investigate several minor weather-related incidents, including a garage struck by …
Friday, April 5, 2013
The warning is in effect until 9 p.m. Friday.
The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has issued a Red Flag Warning until 9 p.m. Friday for a wide section of Western Pennsylvania, including the Cranberry area. The Weather Service said a Red Flag Warning means that dangerous fire weather conditions exist because of the combination of gusty winds, low relative humidity, and dry fine fuels. Any fires that develop may quickly get out of control and become difficult to contain. Outdoor burning is not recommended. The Zelienople Fire Department also asks anyone who sees a brush or grass fire to dial 9-1-1 immediately. Like Us on Facebook | Follow Us on Twitter Check out some of today's other top stories here.
The weekend forecast looks much warmer for the Cranberry area.
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 Cranberry area: Like Us on Facebook | Follow Us on Twitter Check out some of today's other top stories here.
Monday, March 25, 2013
A winter storm warning has been canceled.
The Cranberry area 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 this afternoon. 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 Butler, Allegheny and Lawrence counties. A winter weather advisory means that snow will cause travel difficulties so use caution while driving.
Saturday, March 23, 2013
The snow is expected start Sunday evening.
The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the entire Pittsburgh region, including the Cranberry area beginning 8 p.m. Sunday through 11 a.m. Monday. Forecasters say the snow will be most intense from midnight Sunday through the pre-dawn hours of Monday, accumulating 4-8 inches before ending by Monday afternoon. A Winter Storm Warning means that heavy snow will make tavel dangerous. If you must venture out at all, use extreme caution. Here's a more detailed look at the forecast: