Wednesday, January 30, 2013
High temperature is expected to reach 65.
FOURTH UPDATE: The severe thunderstorm watch and warning are over as of early Wednesday afternoon, but the weather forecast calls for lots of rain. On the good side, temperatures are supposed to hit the mid 60s. The chance of precipitation is 100 percent, with amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible, according to the National Weather Service. And then comes the big change. Rain showers are expected before 4 a.m., then a chance of rain and snow showers with a low around 29. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100 precipitation. THIRD UPDATE:The severe thunderstorm warning expired at 11 a.m. Wednesday, but …
Thursday, August 9, 2012
Watch area includes Allegheny, Butler, Beaver and other counties.
UPDATE: The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning Thursday that is in effect for west central Allegheny County until 9:15 p.m. At 8:49 p.m. the NWS Doppler Radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter-size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph near Burgettstown, according to the weather service website. In addition continuous cloud-to-ground lightning is occurring with the storm. A severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 10 p.m. The weather service issues a severe thunderstorm watch when conditions are favorable for severe thunderstorms to develop, according to the NWS website. "A severe thunderstorm by definition is a thunderstorm that produces one inch hail or larger in …
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Restoration expected by Friday afternoon.
FINAL UPDATE: Duquesne Light reports that as of 4 p.m. Friday, less than 200 customers are without power as a result of Thursday's severe storms. "These customers will be restored throughout the afternoon," said company spokesman Joey Vallarian. NINTH UPDATE: Duquesne Light reports about 400 customers still out of power as of noon Friday. EIGHTH UPDATE: The number of Duquesne Light customers without power is down to 500 Friday morning as repair work continues, according to company spokesman Joey Vallarian. "Duquesne Light expects all customers to be restored by early afternoon on Friday," he said. Thursday's storms knocked out power throughout the area. SEVENTH UPDATE: As of 11 p.m. Thursday, 1,250 Duquesne Light customers remain …
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Duquesne Light estimates power will be restored to the North Hills by 4 p.m. Wednesday.
LATEST UPDATE: As of 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, less than 100 Duquesne Light customers were without power with restoration planned by 4 p.m., according to the company spokesman. WEDNESDAY MORNING UPDATE: As of 6 a.m. Wednesday, about 950 Duquesne Light customers were without power with restoration planned by 4 p.m., according to the company spokesman. UPDATE FROM TUESDAY NIGHT: About 4,500 Duquesne Light customers are without power as of 10 p.m Tuesday after thunderstorms moved through the area. For the North Hills, the estimated restoration time is 4 p.m. Wednesday , said Duquesne spokesman Joseph Vallarian. Estimated restoration time is 8 a.m. Wednesday for Beaver County and western Allegheny County, 4 p.m. Wednesday for the City of …
Sunday, May 27, 2012
Watch includes Allegheny County.
The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm watch that is in effect until 8 p.m. Sunday for Allegheny and other counties in Pennsylvania At 4 p.m., the weather service forecast a strong thunderstorm will affect northeastern Allegheny, Butler, extreme northwestern Westmoreland, extreme southeastern Mercer, Lawrence, northeastern Columbiana, Northern Beaver and west central Armstrong counties. Wind gusts up to 40 mph and hail as big as dimes are possible, the weather service stated. "Heavy rain will pond water on roads and quickly fill ditches and small streams," the NWS website states. Among the locations that will be impacted are Wexford, Saxonburg, Beaver Falls, Bessemer, New Castle, Darlington, Harlansburg, Ellwood City, …
Thursday, July 28, 2011
Weather advisories in effect until 10 p.m.
Thursday, July 28, 2011
Flooding, downed trees and wires were reported across northern Allegheny County as severe thunderstorms moved through the area late Thursday afternoon. A severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 10 p.m. The National Weather Service issues a watch when conditions are favorable for the development of severe weather. At 8:38 p.m. the National Weather Service forecast strong thunderstorms would move through Allegheny, Butler and other counties, producing heavy downpours, hail and wind gusts to 40 mph. A flood advisory for Allegheny County also is in effect until 10 p.m. "These storms may dump 1 to 2 inches of rain in just 30 minutes, causing water to pond on roads and in low spots," the National Weather Service stated. Flooding was …
Monday, April 25, 2011
The watch remains in effect until 10 p.m.
The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh issued a severe thunderstorm watch for all of southwestern Pennsylvania on Monday afternoon. The watch will remain in effect until 10 p.m. The National Weather Service's statement said wind gusts and large hail are possible. There is also a slight risk for severe thunderstorms on Tuesday and Wednesday.