Authorities are blaming bursts of fierce winds for bringing down power lines and causing at least three transformers to explode in the area on Monday evening.
The prettiness of the snow-capped hills of Preston County offers no hint of the hardships of the past 10 days.
The Jersey Shore may never be the same after Superstorm Sandy, but crews are now starting the slow and long cleanup process.
Hurricane Sandy has forced the Steelers to change their travel plans to New Jersey to play the New York Giants this weekend. And the team won’t be the only ones with altered plans. Fans will have some challenges as well.
They are our adopted hometowns – Avalon, Stone Harbor, Sea Isle City – but Sandy has consigned many of these New Jersey vacation spots to memories of summers’ past.
Many of the communities hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy are popular vacation destinations for Pittsburgh families.
New Jersey has been walloped by Superstorm Sandy; many towns are under water and the power is out. The Steelers are supposed to visit the New York Giants on Sunday, but is that going to happen? Both Coach Mike Tomlin and the NFL addressed the situation Tuesday.
The storms that hit communities in Allegheny and Washington counties were confirmed as tornadoes by the National Weather Service. Officials surveyed the damage in Eighty Four and West Mifflin and both storms were determined to be EF0 tornadoes.
There’s a big mess to clean up for lots of people today after Thursday’s powerful storms left their mark across the area. The storms left a messy trail marking their presence, from downed trees to landslides to tens of thousands of people without power.
Communities are beginning the cleanup process after two waves of storms caused damage across the area on Thursday, but there is a chance for another round of wet weather today.
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.
Heavy rains and even stronger winds brought down trees and power lines Saturday afternoon in Indiana County.
A strong line of storms moved through western Pennsylvania Sunday afternoon.
Strong thunderstorms rolled through the area this morning. Some locations saw heavy rains, lightning and for others, dime-sized hail.
Emergency crews were called to Mt. Oliver after a tree fell on a house.
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