Extreme heat gave way to powerful thunderstorms and rain Tuesday afternoon. In Versailles, the rain and wind cut off roads, power and flooded homes.
The rain Tuesday in the South Hills created safety issues ranging from creating a fire hazard to a basement full of feces filled water.
The buzz of a chainsaws could be heard on several streets in Shaler Township after a storm roared through the Pittsburgh area Tuesday afternoon.
Several areas of Pittsburgh are closed off or are flooded after Tuesday’s afternoon storm hit.
Monday was hot and humid and that won’t change much in the near future.
People are doing what they can to beat the heat as Pittsburgh braces for a week of hot days.
With temperatures in the 90s, Washington County is opening six cooling centers.
Many people around the area are dealing with the effects of widespread damage and flooding from Wednesday powerful storms.
National Weather Service officials will investigate the scene where a suspected tornado touched down in Lawrence County Wednesday.
While the strong storms have moved out of our area, their effects are still being felt.
A woman in Ross Township had a close call during the storm that rolled through the area Wednesday evening.
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.
From Bridgeville to Peters Township to Mount Lebanon and everywhere in between, the South Hills seemed like Mother Nature had it out for the region today.
A strong line of storms made its way through the area this morning, but round two is coming this afternoon. as a result, several watches and warnings have been issued for various parts of the viewing area.
Some motorists around the area ran into problems during the Wednesday morning commute due to flooding.