Severe thunderstorms are hitting the Pittsburgh region.
Public Works crews around the area are working to clean up after severe weather moved through the area Thursday night.
Extreme winds, rain and lightning struck the Pittsburgh region Thursday evening.
It might sound strange, but there are some thunderstorms moving into the area on Christmas Eve.
Showers and some thunderstorms will continue to affect the western Pennsylvania region today.
Severe weather will be around the area for much of the day. As a result, a Flood Warning has been issued.
A strong line of storms is expected to reach the area this afternoon, which has prompted a Tornado Watch to be issued.
Saturday started out with beautiful, sunny skies and warm temperatures, but now some severe weather will dampen the rest of the weekend and usher in cooler temperatures early next week.
A line of storms is closing in on the region and could impact the afternoon commute.
Severe weather tore through the area this afternoon prompting tornado and thunderstorm warnings and leaving behind uprooted trees and property damage in West Deer in Allegheny County and Jackson Center in Mercer County.
It’s an active day for weather in the Pittsburgh area. Showers and thunderstorms have been moving through Wednesday morning.
The heavy rains that fell around the Pittsburgh region Thursday are being blamed for some flash flooding and evening rush hour traffic troubles.
The National Weather Service is surveying the damage after last night’s strong storms.
A powerful line of storms moved through the area Wednesday evening, but more storms could be on the way today.
A tornado watch is in effect for much of the viewing area until 9 p.m.