Scott Harbaugh, WPXI-TV

Scott Harbaugh, WPXI-TV


"Having a chance to forecast weather in my hometown is a dream come true." - Scott Harbaugh Scott Harbaugh is the weekday morning meteorologist for Severe Weather Team 11 and PCNC. Scott has been back home in Pittsburgh since coming to Channel 11 in 2005. He is a graduate from North Allegheny High School and Ohio University, where he majored in journalism with a specialization in pre-meteorology. He continued on to receive his certificate in Broadcast Meteorology from Mississippi State University. Scott’s career has taken him to Zanesville, Ohio, Bluefield, West Virginia, Augusta, Georgia, and Rockford, Illinois. Scott's favorite part of his job is social media. "There is no better way to get information out instantly," Scott says. "I love having the interaction on social media so people can get to know me and not just my forecast." Scott considers the 'Snowmaggedon' the biggest weather story he has covered since returning to Pittsburgh. "It wasn't just the 21" of snow that weekend, but the four feet of snow for the entire month," says Harbaugh.

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Many of you will see snow flurries and snow showers from time to time into the middle of the week as some unseasonably cold spring air drives into the region. Tuesday’s forecasted high temperature of 44 degrees would break the record 47 degrees (1897) for the coldest high temperature ever recorded in Pittsburgh on May 2.

A Frost Advisory remains in effect through 9 a.m. for Allegheny, Washington, Greene, parts of Westmoreland, and Fayette counties. A Freeze Warning will also be in effect through 9 a.m. for Beaver, Butler, Lawrence, Armstrong, and parts of Indiana counties.

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