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.
Many local residents woke up to storm damage this morning after another round severe weather rolled through the area overnight. Cleanup efforts are now underway after residents in Allegheny and Beaver counties began the day surveying the damage.
Crews are cleaning up after another round of severe weather moved across the area early this morning.
Strong gusting winds damaged property and left lots of downed trees across Westmoreland County Saturday. This latest storm comes after the county was hit by a tornado just last month.
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