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Jackson Center, Mercer County (Photo Credit: John Shumway/KDKA)

EF1-Twister Touched Down In Mercer, According To NWS

The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh confirmed that an EF1-Twister touched down yesterday in Mercer County.

07/09/2014

Jackson Center, Mercer County (Photo Credit: John Shumway/KDKA)

NWS: Tornado Touches Down In Mercer Co. During Storms

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.

07/08/2014

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Blankets Created To Protect Children During Shootings, From Tornado Debris

An Oklahoma company has created a protective blanket that developers say could give children a better chance of surviving debris from a tornado – or bullets from a 9 mm handgun.

06/09/2014

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Top 5 Weather Events Of 2013

It’s been another amazing year when it comes to Mother Nature’s fury. We’ve seen it all in the Pittsburgh area from flooding, mega-snow storms and even some tornadoes.

12/31/2013

Route 168 and Halltown Road in North Beaver, Pa. (Photo Credit: John)

NWS Confirms EF1 Tornado In Lawrence County

National Weather Service officials will investigate the scene where a suspected tornado touched down in Lawrence County Wednesday.

07/11/2013

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Family Finds Dog Safe After Funnel Clouds Sightings In Lawrence Co.

Lawrence County 911 says there are still problems with scattered power outages and localized street flooding in the county, but no reports of major injuries or fatalities.

07/10/2013

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Severe Flash Flooding In Dubois, Surrounding Areas

State and county officials have been reporting severe flooding in Dubois and some nearby towns in west-central Pennsylvania, after reports of up to four inches of rain Thursday that followed storms the past two days.

06/27/2013

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Crews Planning For Servere Weather Threat

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.

06/12/2013

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Severe Storms Closing In On Area, Tornado Watch Issued

An organized complex of storms is expected to affect the Pittsburgh area late today and into the overnight hours.

06/12/2013

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Derecho Weather Pattern Could Mean Severe Weather

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.

KDKA-TV–06/11/2013

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Tornado Warning Issued For Erie Co.

A tornado warning has been issued for Northwest Pennsylvania.

05/28/2013

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How You Can Help Moore, Oklahoma

KDKA-AM’s John Shumway talks to a volunteer coordinator in Moore, OK about how you can help those affected by last week’s tornado that hit Oklahoma City.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/28/2013

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Armstrong Co. Firefighters Heading To Tornado-Ravaged Okla.

A group of firefighters from a small town in Armstrong County is heading to Oklahoma to help a community they have never seen and people they have never met.

05/23/2013

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Oklahoma Tornado Death Toll Lowered To At Least 24

The tornado carved a path of destruction Monday in Moore, Okla., and the National Weather Service has now upgraded it to an EF-5 tornado with winds exceeding 200 miles per hour.

05/21/2013

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Severe Weather Possible Wednesday, Into Thursday

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.

05/21/2013

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