This afternoon’s severe weather is causing travel problems across the area.
Residents in parts of central Pennsylvania are cleaning up after severe thunderstorms swept through the region, causing flooding, damaging homes and forcing evacuations.
State and county officials have been reporting severe flooding in Dubois and some nearby towns in west-central Pennsylvania, after reports of up to four inches of rain Thursday that followed storms the past two days.
Wet weather will continue to linger around much of the area on Thursday.
Another round of wet weather is moving into the area.
A line of powerful storms moved through the area overnight and while the sun may be shining this morning, there’s a threat of more severe weather on the way.
There’s a severe thunderstorm watch for the Pittsburgh area tonight.
Cell phone video shot by the Grgic family shows the front yard of their Park Hill Road home in North Huntingdon, Westmoreland County, early this morning.
It’s been a day of storm preps across the region from Westmoreland County to Allegheny County and everywhere in between.
While it’s uncertain just how much rain we’ll get, even just the risk of flooding spurs emergency crews to be proactive. They can’t afford to just watch and wait, so they create a plan of attack.
Some showers and thunderstorms are possible across the area tonight and into the morning hours of Sunday ahead of some cooler temperatures moving into the region.
A tornado warning has been issued for Northwest Pennsylvania.
Before a heat wave hits the area later this week, another round of wet weather could bring strong storms, high winds and hail today.
While much of the area was greeted with sun Wednesday morning, there could be a very different story this afternoon.
A strong cold front that brought severe weather and devastating tornadoes to Oklahoma and the plains is expected to move into Western Pennsylvania Wednesday, and Thursday.