Lightning is believed to be the cause of two Sunday night fires around the area. According to officials, the fires broke out in Brookline and Crafton around 11 p.m.
Thunderstorms rolled through the area Sunday afternoon and evening prompting several watches and warnings to be issued for many counties across the region.
The strong storms and lightning that moved through the area overnight left behind some damage in parts of the area.
After a cool start this morning, some stormy weather could be ahead later tonight.
Some severe weather is rolling through the area today.
Strong storms moved through the area overnight bringing heavy rain that caused some flooding and a landslide. One of the hardest hit areas was Washington County.
The warm temperatures are sticking around, but some showers and thunderstorms could move through the area today.
Hot, steamy weather and sporadic thunderstorms make a return to the Pittsburgh area for the holiday weekend.
A cool front will set off scattered thunderstorms across the area today. According to KDKA meteorologist Dennis Bowman, some of these storms can be strong with heavy downpours and hail.
After the scattered strong storms of last evening, we are bracing for round two today.
The thunderstorms and the hot weather have caused some power outages in the Pittsburgh area. According to Duquesne Light, 7,000 customers are without power, mostly in the northern and eastern parts of Allegheny County.
After a cloudy start to Thursday, we are expecting some thunderstorm development in the second half of the day.
The weather outlook is unsettled for the Pittsburgh area over the next few days. KDKA meteorologist Dennis Bowman says we’ll see periods of showers today with the possibility of a gusty thunderstorm this afternoon and this evening.
While the day started off with some sunshine, there a chance today that the Pittsburgh area could see more showers and thunderstorms into the evening hours.
While the temperatures will not be as hot today, we do have to keep alert for the possibility of some more scattered storms through this evening. Thursday’s high hit 90 degrees, but today’s high is expected to be just 84 with partly sunny skies.
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