PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Strong winds are making it difficult to travel around Western Pennsylvania on the day before Thanksgiving.

On Wednesday, Allegheny County said a tree and wires are down in the 200 block of Maple Terrace Drive, with the wires catching brush on fire.

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According to Pittsburgh Mobility and Infrastructure, multiple lanes are closed in Oakland on Fifth Avenue before Craft due to a downed traffic pole.

In Shaler, the winds snapped a tree and brought down power lines along Mount Royal Boulevard. Mount Royal Boulevard was temporarily closed between Vilsack and Sutter Roads.

A tree and wires are also down on the road in the 500 block of Seaver Road in Shaler.

In Pittsburgh, a tree and wires are down in the 4300 block of Armorhill Avenue and a down tree and wire are blocking the 1400 block of Beaver Road in Glen Osborne.

Allegheny County said a fallen tree and downed wires have taken out the power on Breck Drive in Leetsdale.

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Hollaway Toad near Sewickley Heights Park is being blocked by a downed tree.


Electric wires blocked the road in the 2600 block of Brownsville Road, forcing police to close the block between Wysox and Maytide Streets.

A Wind Advisory went into effect at 10 a.m. for all of Western Pennsylvania

A large power outage is also impacting Duquesne Lights and Fire Energy customers.

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