Several people were without power Thursday morning in Penn Hills after a car slammed into a utility pole overnight and then caught fire.
Strong winds have caused power outages across the area. Allegheny Power has approximately 8,500 customers without power.
With some snow in the forecast, crews were out pre-treating the roads Sunday evening with salt and gravel. But for some residents, the damage was already done when this afternoon’s high winds knocked down power lines. Many were left without electricity as temperatures plummeted.
Strong thunderstorms rolled through the area this morning. Some locations saw heavy rains, lightning and for others, dime-sized hail.
The thunderstorms and the hot weather have caused some power outages in the Pittsburgh area. According to Duquesne Light, 7,000 customers are without power, mostly in the northern and eastern parts of Allegheny County.
Scattered power outages only made things worse for people dealing with intense heat in the Pittsburgh region.
Fast-moving storms hit the Pittsburgh area Monday night and knocked out power to thousands.
Crews are cleaning up after another round of severe weather moved across the area early this morning.
The gusty winds have kept power crews working all weekend to restore service.
Power is still out for many residents across the area following Wednesday’s severe weather.
Nearly 15,000 customers in Westmoreland County and surrounding areas are without power and it may take several days before service is restored.
SEWICKLEY (KDKA) — A car accident knocked down power lines on Route 65 in Sewickley. The vehicle reportedly crashed into a pole and brought down some wires near the Audi dealer. The accident has been […]