SALTLICK TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) – Tornado warnings plagued some areas during yesterday’s storms, including Saltlick Township in Fayette County.
Storm winds caused major property damage, not necessarily to homes, but to sheds that were blown across yards. Trees were snapped, powerlines were downed, and even a garage roof rotated and ended up in a neighboring yard.READ MORE: Suspects Accused Of Stealing No Parking Signs And Ripping Down Flags Expected To Turn Themselves In
With so much going as a result of the severe weather, families feel like they got lucky.
“We’re all fortunate, I think, that’s all I can tell you,” said Don Wensel. “All this stuff can be replaced and cleaned up. Nobody got hurt so we’re very fortunate.”READ MORE: Pennsylvania Ready For Booster Shots Once Feds Give OK, Acting Health Secretary Says
That’s the prevailing feeling in Saltlick Township, shocked by the damage, but relieved that there were no injuries.
“My mom was crying but she said they were ok, that was my biggest relief,” recalled Jerry Ritenour.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Partners With Kiwibot To Launch Robot Delivery System
Later today, the National Weather Service will be in the area to survey the damage.