It’s a monumental week here at KDKA.
Residents in the Ramparts subdivision of Plum really thought it was a tornado that tore through their neighborhood on Thursday night.
The Pittsburgh area had the usual wild swings of weather in 2014. From flooding to strong summer storms and a winter that dished out more than 63 inches of snow.
A lake-effect snow storm continues to batter cities along Lake Erie.
Western New York has been walloped with snow, and at least three people from our area are among the many who are stranded on snow-covered highways.
The recent storms were severe enough to activate the flood gates on Washington Boulevard Sunday.
Some strong storms moved through the area overnight and more are on the way.
Fire crews were called to a house and a van that were struck by fire Wednesday morning.
Showers and some thunderstorms will continue to affect the western Pennsylvania region today.
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.
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.
Part of Route 228 is still closed as crews try to make repairs after Tuesday night’s storms.