Following a line of afternoon thunderstorms, several thousand homes are without power in the Pittsburgh area.
A three-story house on Forsythe Street in Pittsburgh’s Marshall-Shadeland neighborhood has been abandoned for over a decade. Today, it started coming apart.
Snow wasn’t the only problem today when a late April storm hit the area. Strong winds toppled a large tree in the borough of Emsworth. It happened at the 200 block of Greenwood Avenue, one of the highest points in the borough — if not the highest point.
A utility pole fell onto some vehicles along a street on Pittsburgh’s North Side overnight.
Students at St. Margaret of Scotland school in Green Tree — and their parents — are going green by signing this pledge to install at home items in an energy efficiency kit sent free to participants from Duquesne Light.
Strong winds have caused power outages across the area. Allegheny Power has approximately 8,500 customers without power.
Electricity is essential in every home and delivered through large transmission lines across the nation, but is it time to switch from Duquesne Light to a lower priced electricity supplier?
PennDOT as well as utility companies are ready for the wintry mix that’s moving across our area. Road crews spent much of Friday pre-treating roads by applying a salt brine to the pavement so that ice won’t bond to the surface.
Nothing signals the start of the holidays like Light Up Night in downtown Pittsburgh. From the skaters at PPG place to the marching bands parading down Penn Avenue, the twinkle of each new bulb is a symbol of the season.
Christmas time has officially started downtown when “Light Up Night” commences the holiday season Friday.
A two-alarm fire erupted in the basement of a 9-story building, recently renovated and purchased by UPMC. The building straddles the Shadyside-Bloomfield neighborhood, between Centre Avenue and Baum Boulevard.
Another round of storms has knocked out power for thousands of residents in the Pittsburgh area.
Strong thunderstorms rolled through the area this morning. Some locations saw heavy rains, lightning and for others, dime-sized hail.
The thunderstorms and the hot weather have caused some power outages in the Pittsburgh area. According to Duquesne Light, 7,000 customers are without power, mostly in the northern and eastern parts of Allegheny County.
Scattered power outages only made things worse for people dealing with intense heat in the Pittsburgh region.