Heavy winds are to blame for a chimney collapse Wednesday evening in New Castle, Lawrence County.
Putting the plows back on their trucks was the last thing local public works crews wanted to do today.
Cold, snowy, gusty winds – it’s been an ugly, endless winter. And that was the scene early Thursday afternoon in the Strip District.
Another round of storms is moving into the area, but the good news is this wet weather is expected to usher in cooler, less humid air behind it.
One of the hardest hit areas of the overnight storms was Stowe Township where a suspected microburst hit the area.
Thunder, wind, lightning and hail all made their way through our area overnight.
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.
While it’s uncertain just how much rain we’ll get, even just the risk of flooding spurs emergency crews to be proactive. They can’t afford to just watch and wait, so they create a plan of attack.
Before a heat wave hits the area later this week, another round of wet weather could bring strong storms, high winds and hail today.
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.
As high winds tore through the area, they left behind all sorts of destruction from trees falling on homes to in one case, actually knocking down parts of a house.
A fast-moving line of storms caused some minor damage around the area Wednesday morning.
A line of strong storms will be moving through western Pennsylvania today, starting late this morning and running into the afternoon.
While the weather will be spring-like today, we’re in for a big change on Wednesday when severe storms will usher in the return of colder temperatures.
The latest round of winter weather has officially moved into the Pittsburgh area.