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Grand Prix Organizers Prepping For Possible Severe Weather

Summertime storms are just part of the hazard of hosting a mid-summer car paradise in the open air of Schenley Park.

07/19/2013

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Lightning Strike Damages Landmark Polish Hill Church

A lightning strike damaged the dome of a Polish Hill landmark during Tuesday’s storms.

07/17/2013

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Afternoon Storm Leaves Path Of Destruction

The buzz of a chainsaws could be heard on several streets in Shaler Township after a storm roared through the Pittsburgh area Tuesday afternoon.

07/16/2013

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Lightning Destroys 25-Foot Chimney On Brentwood Home

Sunday’s storms literally hit home for a Brentwood family as lightning struck their chimney and sent it tumbling to the ground.

06/30/2013

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Man Killed In Possible Lightning Caused House Fire

The coroner has been called to a house fire in New Brighton, that neighbors say was started by lightning.

KDKA-TV–06/13/2013

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Growing Number Of People Joining Lawsuit Over Gas Lines

A growing number of people across the country, including here in Pennsylvania, are joining a lawsuit that involves a natural gas conduit that you could have in your home.

06/06/2013

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued

While much of the area was greeted with sun Wednesday morning, there could be a very different story this afternoon.

05/22/2013

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Teen Hit By Lightning On Road To Recovery

It was last summer when KDKA’s David Highfield stood outside West Penn Hospital.

05/21/2013

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Severe Spring Storms Topple Trees, Cause Power Outages

Severe storms moved through Western Pennsylvania Friday toppling trees, and causing some power outages.

KDKA-TV–05/10/2013

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Severe Storms Moving Across Pittsburgh Area

Springtime in Pittsburgh usually means storms and another round of severe weather is moving into the area this evening.

04/16/2013

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Thunderstorms Light Up The Night, More Storms Possible

Severe thunderstorms rumbled through the Pittsburgh area Wednesday night, and weather forecasters say more of the storms are possible Thursday.

KDKA-TV–04/11/2013

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Lightning May Be To Blame In Butler County Fire

Emergency officials say lightning may have sparked a fire at a condo in Butler County Friday afternoon.

09/07/2012

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Storms Hit Lawrence County

The evening storms did plenty of damage in the northern parts of the Pittsburgh area. Trees were knocked down in several locations in New Castle. One tree fell on a house on Moody Avenue. About a mile to the north, more trees were down on Edgewood Avenue.

07/26/2012

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Pregnant Amish Woman Killed By Lightning In Somerset Co.

Authorities say lighting struck and killed a pregnant Amish woman in Somerset County. It happened on Rockdale Road in Summit Township.

07/24/2012

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Lightning Strikes Home In Beltzhoover

Another round of severe weather moved across the area Thursday afternoon, packing a lot of rain and lightning.

07/19/2012

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