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.
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.
There’s some rain on the radar today as wet weather moves through the area, ushering in some cooler temperatures for Mother’s Day weekend.
Emergency responders from the Mon Valley region had their work cut out for them Tuesday night because of the severe weather.
Springtime in Pittsburgh usually means storms and another round of severe weather is moving into the area this evening.
Severe thunderstorms rumbled through the Pittsburgh area Wednesday night, and weather forecasters say more of the storms are possible Thursday.
As high winds tore through the area, they left behind all sorts of destruction from trees falling on homes to in one case, actually knocking down parts of a house.
A fast-moving line of storms caused some minor damage around the area Wednesday morning.
A line of strong storms will be moving through western Pennsylvania today, starting late this morning and running into the afternoon.
While the weather will be spring-like today, we’re in for a big change on Wednesday when severe storms will usher in the return of colder temperatures.