An organized complex of storms is expected to bring heavy rains, gusty winds and flash flooding to the area overnight and into the early morning hours of Thursday.
The Mon Wharf will continue to offer limited parking spaces Monday.
The Mon Wharf will remain closed Monday after it was flooded last week.
Repairs are underway after an early-morning water main broke in Beechview.
Fort Pitt Boulevard is open again after a water main break last week.
A string of stores were damaged after a pipe ruptured and sent water gushing into a local strip mall.
Superstorm Sandy’s effects continue to be felt throughout western Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Maryland.
Romney was asked at a presidential debate whether FEMA should be shut down in light of the deficit. Romney replied that FEMA should “absolutely” be shut down. He was asked specifically if that included disaster relief. He replied that it was “immoral” to provide such relief in the face of “larger debts”, emphasizing that “it makes no sense at all” to have such programs.
At the height of the storm, the Allegheny County Emergency Operations Center took about 400 calls about downed wires, flooded basements and water on roadways.
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.
Counties to the east, like Fayette and Westmoreland, are the first to feel the impact of Superstorm Sandy. At the Laurel Summit on Monday afternoon, a heavy, slushy rain pounded the pavement.
The so-called Superstorm Sandy is packing quite a punch, and the effects are being felt locally as rain continues to fall across the region and gusty winds whip through.
Plane, train and bus transportation all along the east coast was brought to a grinding halt as Hurricane Sandy closed in on the United States.
Hurricane Sandy continues on a course to make landfall in southern New Jersey late tonight or early Tuesday.