This recent stretch of wet weather is impacting outdoor activities all over the region.
Mother Nature struck again Friday afternoon; dozens of trees that once dotted local neighborhoods were sent crashing to the ground by strong winds and heavy rain.
Last year, gardeners were faced with late-season tomato blight, a fungus that destroyed the fruits of their labor. This year, all the rain is bringing a different kind of tomato fungus.
A cloudy, wet morning couldn’t stop the wave of runners poised at the new start line for the Pittsburgh Marathon on Sunday morning. With the sound of the starter’s pistol, a sea of humanity took off on a 26.2 mile course, taking them through downtown streets, across bridges and through neighborhoods.
The persistent rainy weather we’ve gotten during the month of April has prompted plenty of flooding concern but it’s causing other problems as well.