Residents in the Ramparts subdivision of Plum really thought it was a tornado that tore through their neighborhood on Thursday night.
Severe weather moved through the area last night and more is on the way today.
The Parkway West and Fort Pitt Tunnel inbound remain closed due to icy conditions.
Storms and showers are on the way after a muggy but calm start to the day.
Last night’s rain caused some flash flooding.
A report of rising water has left at least one person trapped in Mercer County.
Some strong storms moved through the area overnight and more are on the way.
Severe weather will be around the area for much of the day. As a result, a Flood Warning has been issued.
A lightning strike reportedly caused a partial collapse at an apartment building in Pittsburgh’s Hazelwood neighborhood Saturday evening.
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.