Tornado

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Strong Storms Hit Local Communities, Leave Behind Damage

The National Weather Service will inspect damage today in Eighty Four, Washington County, after strong storms blew through the area on Thursday afternoon.

09/28/2012

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Ligonier Tornado Victims Begin Cleaning Up

A tornado touched down near Ligonier on Friday, damaging more than two dozen buildings and now the cleanup effort is in full swing. Steve and Tracy Pelesky’s home has become the iconic image for the storms.

06/04/2012

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National Weather Service Assesses Storm Damage In Westmoreland Co.

Severe weather tore through the area Friday night, uprooting trees, knocking down power lines and causing damage to several homes. The day after, cleanup got underway and weather officials traveled around assessing the damage.

06/02/2012

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Officials: Tornado Hits Westmoreland County

Emergency officials say an apparent tornado touched down in Westmoreland County. Dan Stevens with Westmoreland County Emergency Management said the tornado caused major damage, destroying several buildings.

06/02/2012

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Animal Rescue League Helping Pets Displaced By Tornadoes

When severe weather strikes, people are often quick to step up and help those who have lost everything. But what about the animals impacted by Mother Nature’s wrath?

04/05/2012

Help Pets Displaced By Tornadoes

When severe weather strikes, people are often quick to step up and help those who have lost everything. But what about the animals impacted by Mother Nature’s wrath?

04/05/2012

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Hempfield Tornado Victims Hit With Liens

When Barbara Lotz of Shelby Drive in Hempfield hired Prime Roofing Systems to do work on her house after the tornado last March, she thought she had done her homework.

02/01/2012

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Hempfield High School Graduation Moves Indoors

The graduation at Hempfield High School is being moved indoors because of damage from the tornado that has yet to be repaired.

06/07/2011

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Volunteers From Pittsburgh Headed To Tornado-Ravaged Joplin

The 50,000 people who live in Joplin, Mo., continue to dig out from the deadly and disastrous tornado. Roads are again clear, but the cleanup goes on. Now, some Pittsburghers are stepping up to lend a helping hand.

06/01/2011

Donate To Joplin Tornado Victims

The 50,000 people who call Joplin, Mo., home continue to dig out from the deadly and disastrous tornado. Roads are again clear, but the cleanup goes on.

06/01/2011

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Former Pittsburgher in Missouri Talks About Joplin, Tornadoes

KDKA AM’s Larry and John get the latest from Tornado Alley from a former Clarion resident.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/27/2011

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Resident Describes Missouri Tornado Scene

KDKA AM’s John Shumway talks to a Joplin, Mo. resident about the devastation of Sunday’s tornadoes.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/24/2011

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Joplin Native In Pittsburgh Upset By Tornado’s Devastation

For a local woman, the devastation in Joplin, Mo., is heartbreaking. While the Jones family has lived in McCandless for the last three years, Joplin is where their family life began.

05/23/2011

Help Baldwin Firefighters In Alabama

If you wish to help the Baldwin firefighters on their upcoming mission in Alabama, call Assistant Chief Kevin Kenny at 412-882-7661.

05/02/2011

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Baldwin Woman’s Family Injured In Alabama Tornado

Angela Smith, a woman in Baldwin, sits in her living room glued to the TV. She has family in Alabama, one of the states hardest hit by tornadoes.

04/28/2011

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