Winter has finally loosened its grip on western Pennsylvania, but with warmer weather comes the threat of thunderstorms.
As is always the case, it was an event-filled year with regard to our weather. Meteorologist Dennis Bowman sat down and came up with a list of the top five weather events of 2012.
The day after storms moved through parts of the area, we are bracing for another round of gusty thunderstorms this afternoon and evening.
Severe weather struck the Pittsburgh area Thursday, knocking out power and bringing down trees.
Severe thunderstorms are possible this afternoon as a disturbance rolls in from the northwest. The warm, steamy atmosphere will kick off storms with lightning, potentially some hail and damaging winds.
Severe thunderstorm watches and warnings have been issued for much of the area.
A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for much of the viewing area until midnight.
A band of strong thunderstorms moved through the area overnight packing high winds and hail and more could be on the way Thursday.
It was another unsettled day as some severe weather moved across the area Sunday. While the day wasn’t a complete washout, thunderstorm warnings were issued for several counties to the north of Pittsburgh.
Thunderstorms rolled through the area Sunday afternoon and evening prompting several watches and warnings to be issued for many counties across the region.
After a cool start this morning, some stormy weather could be ahead later tonight.
Some severe weather is rolling through the area today.
After a cloudy start to Thursday, we are expecting some thunderstorm development in the second half of the day.
Summer officially arrives on Tuesday, but our summer weather pattern has been in place for some time now and will continue for several days.
The weather outlook is unsettled for the Pittsburgh area over the next few days. KDKA meteorologist Dennis Bowman says we’ll see periods of showers today with the possibility of a gusty thunderstorm this afternoon and this evening.