Flash Flooding

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Weekend Storms Cause Extensive Damage Around Area

Downed trees and flooded roadways made for some hazardous conditions Sunday when strong storms battered the area. The storms were particularly bad just south and east of Pittsburgh.

08/06/2012

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Flash Flooding Traps 2 In Vehicle In East Carnegie

The Sunday rain had been predicted, but even when it arrived, it seemed to come from out of nowhere. The storm brought lightning, thunder, heavy and fast rains and another round of flash flooding, trapping at least two people in a vehicle in East Carnegie.

08/06/2012

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Businesses Along Route 88 Cleanup After Flash Flooding

The clean-up continues after Friday’s flash floods shut down roads, damaged homes and left behind a lot of mud and debris.

07/21/2012

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Montour Run Overflows Banks, Floods Imperial

FINDLAY TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — The village of Imperial, located in Findlay Township, got pounded with heavy rain Friday afternoon. The downpour lasted less than a couple of hours, but it was long enough to cause […]

07/20/2012

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Business Owners Cleanup Muddy Mess Along Route 51 & 88

Hours after the flood waters receded in Pittsburgh’s South Hills neighborhoods, it was all about washing away the mess it had left behind.

07/20/2012

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Homeowners Deal With Flash Flooding In Fayette County

Some people have muddy messes to clean up after water flooded some basements and garages in South Union Township, Fayette County.

02/29/2012

Griffith Family Benefit

Organizers have put together a fundraiser for the Griffith family. Kimberly Griffith and her two daughters, Brenna and Mikaela, were killed in flash flooding in Highland Park back in August.

11/17/2011

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Community Holds Benefit Dinner To Help Family Of Flash Flooding Victims

A charity dinner was held Sunday evening to benefit the family of the mother and her two daughters who lost their lives during flash flooding earlier this year. Brenna, Mikaela and Kimberly Griffith were all killed in the deadly flash flood along Washington Boulevard back in August.

10/23/2011

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Rescue Equipment, Training Put In Place After Washington Blvd. Flash Flooding

The City of Pittsburgh is now ready to go with rescue equipment along Washington Boulevard, which was the scene of deadly flooding just weeks ago. For the first time, police officers will have immediate access to water rescue equipment.

09/08/2011

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Crews Kept Close Eye On Washington Blvd Amid Storm

This morning’s storm brought with it the area’s first significant rainfall since Friday’s deadly flash flooding; but with resources at the ready, crews kept a close watch on Washington Boulevard.

08/25/2011

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Woman Trapped In Flash Flooding Thankful To Rescuer

Despite the tragic losses from Friday’s flash flooding, there are many who are thankful to be alive and thankful that someone came along to rescue them.

08/20/2011

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Teachers, Community Members Grieve Loss Of Girls, Mother

Center Elementary School in Plum became a gathering place for grieving friends and teachers. Brenna Griffith, 12, and her 8-year-old sister Mikaela, were students at the school. The girls, along with their mother Kimberly, died when their vehicle sank in the flash flood on Washington Boulevard Friday.

08/20/2011

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Flash Flooding Victim’s Body Found Along Allegheny River Shoreline

After conducting an intense search of the Washington Boulevard area with cadaver dogs, authorities moved their search for a missing woman who was swept away in Friday’s flash flooding to the Allegheny River.

08/20/2011

Flash flood waters rose quickly on Washington Boulevard on July 18, 2011.  (Credit: Matthew Godfrey)

Section Of Washington Boulevard Closed

Washington Boulevard remains closed after a flash flood Monday evening. PennDOT says crews are cleaning up the mess on Route 8 between Highland Avenue and Negley Run Boulevard.

07/18/2011

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