The previous record high was 68, set in 1890. A normal high for mid-January in Pittsburgh is 36 degrees, with a normal low around 21 degrees. The balmy temperatures were attributed to warm air from southerly winds above a storm system. The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh also issued a wind advisory for its entire region Saturday. The temperature is expected to drop sharply by Sunday, with a forecast high of 48. Reporting by Christen McCurdy
Wait. Temperatures in the 60s? In January?? In the morning??? Believe it! We’ll probably topple at least a couple of record highs today. Take advantage of the warmth to bring inside anything that might get blown around tonight by the strong wind. pic.twitter.com/swMBSuGm4w— NWS Pittsburgh (@NWSPittsburgh) January 11, 2020
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