PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Crawford, Erie, Lawrence, Mercer and Venango Counties until 9 p.m. Sunday.
A tornado warning was issued for northeastern parts of Crawford County and southeastern parts of Erie County, set to expire at 4:45 p.m.READ MORE: FEMA To Launch COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program
A strong cold front is pushing through Western Pennsylvania and touching off showers and thunderstorms.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: Sunny Sunday With Rain Chances Ahead
Sunshine breaking through late this afternoon will increase daytime heating and instability and lead to the development of some thunderstorms that could contain gusty winds and heavy downpours.
Once the front passes and the sun sets, our risk of storms will subside and we’re in for a chance of a shower or thunderstorm Monday with cooler, more seasonable early June temperatures all week long.MORE NEWS: World Of Wheels Auto Show Returns To David L. Lawrence Convention Center