This morning’s storm brought with it the area’s first significant rainfall since Friday’s deadly flash flooding; but with resources at the ready, crews kept a close watch on Washington Boulevard.
Days after flash floods claimed the lives of four people in Highland Park, comes a new threat of heavy rain.
Pittsburgh Emergency Management has posted advice on its Facebook page about how to get out of your car if you’re on a street that’s flooding.
As Christine and her mother, Marion, were returning home from a shopping and movie day, they too were swept up by the deadly flash flood on Washington Boulevard.
As officials look into what caused flood waters to rise so quickly on Washington Boulevard, the KDKA Investigators have learned that it is a problem officials have known about for decades.
People throughout the area are still asking how a major roadway could flood so quickly in such a deadly manner. And sorting through who is “legally” responsible could result in lawsuits against the government. But it’s not that simple.
Alcosan sat down with the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority. They looked at their maps, drawings and charts and determined their systems were what they were supposed to be.
A special meeting of engineers will be held Monday in the wake of a fatal flash flood on Washington Boulevard in Highland Park.
A community gathered Sunday morning to grieve the loss of a mother and her two daughters, who died in a flash flood in Pittsburgh Friday night.
Despite the tragic losses from Friday’s flash flooding, there are many who are thankful to be alive and thankful that someone came along to rescue them.
Center Elementary School in Plum became a gathering place for grieving friends and teachers. Brenna Griffith, 12, and her 8-year-old sister Mikaela, were students at the school. The girls, along with their mother Kimberly, died when their vehicle sank in the flash flood on Washington Boulevard Friday.
After conducting an intense search of the Washington Boulevard area with cadaver dogs, authorities moved their search for a missing woman who was swept away in Friday’s flash flooding to the Allegheny River.
A mother and her two daughters lost their lives in a flash flood in Pittsburgh Friday afternoon. An elderly woman also was unaccounted for after the flooding.
In the middle of the chaos on Washington Boulevard, there were stories of survival. Paramedics in boats went to vehicles, plucking people out of nine to 10 feet of water.
Pittsburgh wasn’t the only place hit by flooding. Well after the rain stopped, Franklin Avenue and Spring Street in Aliquippa remained impassable unless you were in a high-profile vehicle.