In a whirl of wind, smoke and snow, firefighters descended on the 400-block of General Braddock Road in New Sewickley Township on Thursday morning.
With the threat of heavy rains comes the potential for flooding and the city is already preparing for the latest round of severe weather to hit the area.
An organized complex of storms is expected to affect the Pittsburgh area late today and into the overnight hours.
The National Weather Service was tracking a so-called derecho weather pattern in the Midwest on Tuesday that could spawn severe windstorms in major metropolitan areas with gusts as strong as 100 mph.
A strong cold front that brought severe weather and devastating tornadoes to Oklahoma and the plains is expected to move into Western Pennsylvania Wednesday, and Thursday.
Springtime in Pittsburgh usually means storms and another round of severe weather is moving into the area this evening.
Severe weather struck the Pittsburgh area Thursday, knocking out power and bringing down trees.
It was another unsettled day as some severe weather moved across the area Sunday. While the day wasn’t a complete washout, thunderstorm warnings were issued for several counties to the north of Pittsburgh.
After a cool start this morning, some stormy weather could be ahead later tonight.
Some severe weather is rolling through the area today.
Two teenagers had a close call when wind blew over the canopy of the Sheetz convenience store in Ford City, Armstrong County, Friday afternoon.
Gusty winds caused some damage across the area, including toppling a large tree on Pittsburgh’s South Side.
After the scattered strong storms of last evening, we are bracing for round two today.
After a cloudy start to Thursday, we are expecting some thunderstorm development in the second half of the day.
While the day started off with some sunshine, there a chance today that the Pittsburgh area could see more showers and thunderstorms into the evening hours.