Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The primary threat would be from damaging wind gusts.
There is a small chance that thunderstorms may become severe on Wednesday afternoon in Baldwin Borough, Baldwin Township and Whitehall Borough, according to a hazardous outlook issued by the National Weather Service in Moon Township. "The primary threat would be from damaging wind gusts, but large hail is also possible," according to the weather service. 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 that your neighbors uploaded. Join Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
Monday, May 13, 2013
Unprotected plants will be damaged.
Baldwin Borough, Baldwin Township and Whitehall Borough and their surrounding areas are under a freeze warning from 1 to 8 a.m. on Tuesday. The National Weather Service predicts that temperatures may dip into the 20s overnight. Meteorologists warn that unprotected outdoor plants will likely be damaged or killed, so cover your in-ground 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
Protect your plants!
Call it winter's last gasp. The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for the Baldwin-Whitehall area for Monday morning. The warning goes into effect at 1 a.m. and lasts until 9 a.m. The temperature is expected to dip into the 20s. A freeze watch also remains in effect from late Monday night through Tuesday morning. 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.
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
Wednesday's forecast includes a chance of showers.
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Allegheny County Tuesday until 11 p.m. Showers and thunderstorms are likely, according to the statement. Wednesday's forecast in the Baldwin-Whitehall area includes a slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon, and a high near 71. Upload any photos that you take of the weather to our media box by clicking on one of the green "Upload Photos and Videos" buttons above. --- Follow the Baldwin-Whitehall Patch on Facebook and Twitter. Sign up for the (free) daily Baldwin-Whitehall newsletter.
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 Whitehall:
Sunday, March 24, 2013
The snow is expected start Sunday evening.
The National Weather Service, located in Moon, has issued a winter storm warning for the entire Pittsburgh region, including Baldwin and Whitehall, beginning 11 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 4-7 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: Be sure to check back to Patch for weather updates and upload your weather photos here.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
A winter storm advisory is still in effect until 5 p.m. on Wednesday.
The National Weather Service's winter storm warning for the Pittsburgh area remains in effect through 5 p.m. on Wednesday, but initial forecasts seem to have overestimated the amount of snow for the region. Nevertheless, many schools in and near the Baldwin-Whitehall area delayed the start of classes on Wednesday or canceled classes altogether. Here's a look at, roughly, the Baldwin-Whitehall forecast through Thursday morning from the National Weather Service: This forecast, of course, is subject to change. Should you take any weather-related photos, contribute to Patch by adding them to this article. Just click on one of the green "Upload Photos and Videos" buttons above! And please tell us about troubled spots in the comments section …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
A winter weather advisory has been issued for our area.
Expect freezing rain and ice accumulations of about a tenth of an inch on Friday in the Pittsburgh area. That's the word from the National Weather Service, which issued a winter weather advisory that is in effect on Friday from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. The freezing rain is expected to begin between 6 and 8 a.m. and end between 1 and 3 p.m. The weather service warns of hazardous travel conditions because of ice-covered roads. A winter weather advisory means that freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Here's a look at, roughly, the Baldwin-Whitehall forecast through Monday morning from the National Weather Service: This forecast, of course, is subject to change. Should you take any weather-related photos, contribute to Patch by adding them to…
Monday, February 11, 2013
The National Weather Service issues the advisory.
You probably noticed this already, but it's windy out there. In fact, it is so windy that the National Weather Service issued a wind advisory that is in effect until 3 a.m. on Tuesday for western Pennsylvania and its surrounding areas. How windy is it? The forecast calls for winds from 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph. The strongest winds are expected through 7 p.m. before gradually diminishing through the evening. Scattered tree and power line damage can be expected, the weather service states. Minor property damage is possible with the highest gusts. A wind advisory means that wind gusts greater than 45 mph are expected. Winds that strong can make driving difficult, especially for high-profile vehicles. Should you take any weather-…