Superstorm Sandy’s effects continue to be felt throughout western Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Maryland.
At the height of the storm, the Allegheny County Emergency Operations Center took about 400 calls about downed wires, flooded basements and water on roadways.
The effects of sandy are also keeping a lot of travelers grounded here in Pittsburgh. Dozens of flights have already been canceled in and out of Pittsburgh and have left hundreds of travelers stranded.
The so-called Superstorm Sandy is packing quite a punch, and the effects are being felt locally as rain continues to fall across the region and gusty winds whip through.
In light of the bad weather expected with Hurricane Sandy, local communities are opening up emergency shelters to help people ride out the storm.
Plane, train and bus transportation all along the east coast was brought to a grinding halt as Hurricane Sandy closed in on the United States.
Government, utility and the National Guard are all bracing for Hurricane Sandy’s arrival here in Pennsylvania. In addition, the Red Cross is also preparing by packing up its emergency response vehicles.
The Pittsburgh region is experiencing some persistent rain associated with the so-called Superstorm Sandy, and the soggy ground is likely what caused a hillside to give way in Bridgeville Monday morning.
Hurricane Sandy continues on a course to make landfall in southern New Jersey late tonight or early Tuesday.
Local leaders are talking about some of their concerns when Hurricane Sandy is felt here in our area.
Sunday afternoon, Gov. Tom Corbett talked about the state’s plan for Hurricane Sandy and disaster preparedness efforts.
Sandy is back to being a Hurricane, after shortly being downgraded to a tropical storm.
Severe thunderstorm watches and warnings have been issued for much of the area.
A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for much of the viewing area until midnight.
After a cool start this morning, some stormy weather could be ahead later tonight.