Pittsburgh International Cancels Flights, Northeastern Blizzard to Bypass This Region

A major winter storm this weekend could severely impact most of the northeastern United States. Here's what the weather looks like for the Pine-Richland area through Monday morning.

The National Weather Service is warning that a major winter storm this weekend could severely impact most of the northeastern United States.

Several outbound flights from the Pittburgh International Airport, including to Newark, New York and Boston, have been cancelled.

However, the forecast shows the Pittsburgh area will be spared from the brunt of the storm.

Here's a look at the Pine-Richland area forecast through Monday morning from the National Weather Service:

Saturday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 29. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. 

Saturday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 18. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph after midnight. 

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 47. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph. 

Sunday Night: Rain, mainly after 1 a.m. Low around 37. Southeast wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. 

Monday: Rain likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. 

Monday Night: A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.

  • This forecast is subject to change.

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