Strong to severe storms with potential for large hail, damaging winds Thursday

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ALERT DAY: Strong to severe storms with potential for large hail, damaging winds Thursday in the Pittsburgh area

Tracking storms for afternoon, evening


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THIS IS OUR COMMITMENT TO ARM YOU WITH THE MORNING’S TOP HEADLINES. LET’S JUST SAY, RAIN, STORMS, THE WEATHER. ASHLEY: WE HAVE LOW VISIBILITY, SOME HEAVY DOWNPOURS NOW, BUT THERE’S A COLD FRONT MOVING IN LATER TODAY AND THAT IS WHY WE HAVE AN ALERT DAY. AS YOU GET READY TO STEP OUT, HERE IS WHAT YOU HAVE GOING ON. AND ALLEGHENY COUNTY, ANOTHER ROUND OF HEAVIER RAINFALL JUST COMING INTO MOON TOWNSHIP. IF YOU’RE HEADED TOWARD THE AIRPORT, YOU WILL HIT SOME OF THAT. NOW BACK INTO NORTHERN PARTS OF ALLEGHENY UP TO PINE TOWNSHIP. IF YOU’RE TAKING 79 HEADING SOUTHWARD, YOU WILL HIT SOME OF THAT. OVERALL, ALONG 28 INTO NEW KENSINGTON, EVEN JUST COMING OUT OF PENN HILLS HEADING TOWARD WAS MORELAND COUNTY. NO MORE RAIN COMING INTO SOUTHERN PARTS OF BEAVER COUNTY, NORTHERN PARTS OF WASHINGTON COUNTY, FROM WEST MIDDLETOWN UP INTO SMITH. THAT WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE NEXT HOUR OR SO. AS WE GET INTO PARTS OF ARMSTRONG AND KITTANNING, NEAR VANDERGRIFT, WERE THOSE ORANGES AND YELLOWS AND REDS POP UP, THAT IS THE HEAVY TO MODERATE RAIN THAT COULD REALLY DROP VISIBILITY. THAT IS STARTING TO COME BACK IN A NORTHERN INDIANA AND STILL INTO CLARION. PRETTY HEAVY RAINFALL FOR THE PAST COUPLE OF HOURS INTO CLARION COUNTY. WE’RE NOT DONE YET. WE WILL SEE A LITTLE BIT OF A BREAK AROUND LUNCHTIME. BUT AROUND 1:00, WE WILL SEE SOME OF THE STORMS POPPING BACK UP INTO CLARION AND BUTLER. AROUND 5:00, HERE COMES THE STRONG COLD FRONT AND WHY WE ISSUE THE ALERT DAY BECAUSE DAMAGING WIND POTENTIAL, HEAVY RAIN AND HAIL EXPECTED. THIS WILL MOVE SLOWLY EAST TO SOUTHEASTWARD INTO ALLEGHENY AROUND 6:00, EVEN IN ARMSTRONG. BY 7:00, TAKING OVER MOST OF WAS MORELAND, SOMERSET. AFTER 10 :00 TONIGHT, THING START TO CALM DOWN. FRIDAY, HUMIDITY WILL DROP A LITTLE BIT AND WE ARE EXPECTING TO STAY DRY. DRY CONDITIONS FOR MOST OF THE WEEKEND. TODAY, SLIGHT RISK FOR STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS. DAMAGING WINDS AND HEAVY RAINFALL, LIGHTNING AND HAIL POTENTIAL ARE OUR BIGGEST RISKS. PRETTY QUIET DOWNTOWN RIGHT NOW. STILL WARM AND MUGGY AROUND THE ENTIRE AREA. MID TO UPPER 60’S AND LOW 70’S. ALERT DAY BECAUSE OF STRONG STORMS DEVELOPING FOR THE EVENING COMMUTE. THE HIGH IS 86. 65 TONIGHT. 80 ON FRIDAY WITH DECREASING CLOUDS. THE WEEKEND FOR MOST OF US LOOKS GOOD. SATURDAY ALONG INTERSTATE 80 COULD HAV

ALERT DAY: Strong to severe storms with potential for large hail, damaging winds Thursday in the Pittsburgh area

Tracking storms for afternoon, evening


After a few days of nice weather, storms are making their return in the Pittsburgh area Thursday. Thursday will be an Alert Day due to severe/dangerous weather in the forecast that can cause damage and injury. Tap the video player above to watch the latest forecast from Pittsburgh’s Action Weather. A flash flood warning is in effect for Allegheny County and Westmoreland County until 10:30 a.m. A flood advisory is in effect for Allegheny County until 9:45 a.m. According to the National Weather Service, one inch of rain has already fallen with an additional inch of rain possible.The warning includes over a dozen locations in Allegheny County, as well as parts of the Pennsylvania Turnpike and I-376. More: Read weather alerts for your countyWe are tracking strong to severe storms for the afternoon and evening that will have the potential for large hail, damaging winds and frequent lightning. Around 1 p.m., storms will start to pop up in areas north of the city of Pittsburgh.A strong cold front that could bring damaging wind, hail and heavy rain is expected to bring storms around 5 p.m. in Allegheny, Beaver and Lawrence counties. Storms will move slowly across the area.Download the WTAE mobile app to stay connected with severe weather alerts.Interactive radar: Track the storms as they move through our area.Friday will be very pleasant, with highs in the low 80s under partly sunny skies. Saturday will be mostly sunny with highs in the low 60s. Already have the WTAE mobile app? Click here to learn how to get automatic severe weather alerts for where you live.

After a few days of nice weather, storms are making their return in the Pittsburgh area Thursday.

Thursday will be an Alert Day due to severe/dangerous weather in the forecast that can cause damage and injury.

Tap the video player above to watch the latest forecast from Pittsburgh’s Action Weather.

A flash flood warning is in effect for Allegheny County and Westmoreland County until 10:30 a.m. A flood advisory is in effect for Allegheny County until 9:45 a.m.

According to the National Weather Service, one inch of rain has already fallen with an additional inch of rain possible.

The warning includes over a dozen locations in Allegheny County, as well as parts of the Pennsylvania Turnpike and I-376.

We are tracking strong to severe storms for the afternoon and evening that will have the potential for large hail, damaging winds and frequent lightning.

Around 1 p.m., storms will start to pop up in areas north of the city of Pittsburgh.

A strong cold front that could bring damaging wind, hail and heavy rain is expected to bring storms around 5 p.m. in Allegheny, Beaver and Lawrence counties. Storms will move slowly across the area.

Friday will be very pleasant, with highs in the low 80s under partly sunny skies.

Saturday will be mostly sunny with highs in the low 60s.

Already have the WTAE mobile app? Click here to learn how to get automatic severe weather alerts for where you live.

2019-07-11 12:55:00

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