Another round of severe weather is closing in on the region, but at least it’s not snow this time.
The soft glowing light of the alarm clock says 3:42 a.m. The low hum of the air conditioner kicking on is followed by the soft hiss of air beginning to come through the vent in the corner.
A flash flood warning is in effect for several counties.
The weather remains unsettled across the area today as spotty showers and storms move through.
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.
One of the hardest hit areas of the overnight storms was Stowe Township where a suspected microburst hit the area.
Thunder, wind, lightning and hail all made their way through our area overnight.
An organized complex of storms is expected to bring heavy rains, gusty winds and flash flooding to the area overnight and into the early morning hours of Thursday.
With the threat of heavy rains comes the potential for flooding and the city is already preparing for the latest round of severe weather to hit the area.
An organized complex of storms is expected to affect the Pittsburgh area late today and into the overnight hours.
The National Weather Service was tracking a so-called derecho weather pattern in the Midwest on Tuesday that could spawn severe windstorms in major metropolitan areas with gusts as strong as 100 mph.
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.