PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Another round of rain returned Sunday, which means more flooding and landslide concerns.
The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for southwestern Pennsylvania.
Washington, Beaver, Allegheny, Westmoreland, Greene and Fayette counties all fall under the warning, as do some parts of northern West Virginia.
The warning was issued around 10 p.m. Sunday and remains in effect until 10 a.m. Monday.
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The NWS reported that 1 inch to 1.5 inches of rain had already fallen throughout the region and an addition .5 to 1 inch of rain is expected.
In addition to flash flooding concerns, the rain is also causing the return of landslide concerns.
The City of Pittsburgh planned to shut down Forward Avenue and Commercial Street in Squirrel Hill and Swisshelm Park as a preemptive measure Sunday afternoon.
The roads will remain closed through Monday, but the City says a single inbound lane will be reopened as soon as possible after the rain passes.
Some residents in Glassport were advised to evacuate Saturday because of a crumbling road that officials are afraid could turn into a landslide.
In Moon Township, officials shut down Brodhead Road between Flaugherty Run Road and University Boulevard because of a landslide.
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