Severe weather tore through the area this afternoon prompting tornado and thunderstorm warnings and leaving behind uprooted trees and property damage in West Deer in Allegheny County and Jackson Center in Mercer County.
Severe storms caused five trees to fall “like dominos” onto telephone wires in Crescent Township Tuesday night.
A strong line of storms moved through our region Sunday night, which knocked over trees and power lines.
Monday’s quick burst of storms and relentless rains left behind plenty of damage around the area.
Emergency crews were called to a church in Fayette County following a possible lightning strike.
This afternoon’s severe weather is causing travel problems across the area.
Mother Nature struck again Friday afternoon; dozens of trees that once dotted local neighborhoods were sent crashing to the ground by strong winds and heavy rain.
Numerous power outages are being reported around the area. In addition, many trees came down as a result of the high winds and rain, but flooding remains a major concern in some areas.
As Superstorm Sandy made landfall along the coast of New Jersey around 8 p.m. Monday, the rain and winds began to pick up here in Pittsburgh, drenching the area.
The cleanup process is underway in at least one Pittsburgh neighborhood after storms moved through the area on Saturday morning and left behind some serious damage.
Officials with PennDOT say a stretch of Route 48 in North Versailles remains closed this morning after strong storms Wednesday night caused some damage.
A day of hot temperatures was capped off by severe storms.
With some snow in the forecast, crews were out pre-treating the roads Sunday evening with salt and gravel. But for some residents, the damage was already done when this afternoon’s high winds knocked down power lines. Many were left without electricity as temperatures plummeted.
A strong line of storms moved through western Pennsylvania Sunday afternoon.
Fast-moving storms hit the Pittsburgh area Monday night and knocked out power to thousands.