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.
The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh confirmed that an EF1-Twister touched down yesterday in Mercer County.
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.
A cluster of storms moved through parts of the area this evening causing some flash flooding in areas like Carnegie and Scott Township.
Homes along the Connoquenessing Creek in Beaver County were surrounded by water following the heavy rains of the last two days.
Two separate fires are keeping crews busy tonight in Dormont and Wilkinsburg.
Strong storms brought powerful winds, heavy rain and lightning to the area Wednesday night.
People living on Millers Lane in Lower Burrell are still cleaning up Friday morning due to some severe flooding.
The heavy rains that fell around the Pittsburgh region Thursday are being blamed for some flash flooding and evening rush hour traffic troubles.
Heavy rains this afternoon caused some flash flooding along a busy road in Monroeville.
PennDOT officials are taking a closer look to determine if a downed utility pole may have caused a multi-vehicle accident along the Parkway East this afternoon near Penn Hills.
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.