By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for the Pittsburgh area and other parts of West Virginia and Maryland.

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The watch is in effect through 9 p.m. Sunday night.

National Weather Service Pittsburgh says that there is a tornado risk, hail could get to be the size of a quarter and windows gusts could get up to 65 miles per hour.

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