Severe Thunderstorms Heading Through Pittsburgh Region
Wind gusts of up to 60 mph and quarter-sized hail are possible, according to the National Weather Service.
Most of the Pittsburgh region can expect to be hit with a series of strong thunderstorm moving through the area.
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for parts eastern Ohio, northern West Virginia and southwestern Pennsylvania effective until 4:15 p.m.
Thunderstorms are expected to affect west central Allegheny, northern Washington and southwestern Beaver counties.
Wind gusts of up to 60 mph and quarter-sized hail are possible with these storms, according to the weather service.
Highways that will be impacted by the storms are:
- I-376 between mile markers 52 and 68
- I-70 in Pennsylvania between mile markers 0 and 17
- I-79 in Pennsylvania between mile markers 50 and 49
In addition to large hail and damaging winds, continuous cloud to ground lightning is occuring with this storm, according to forecasters.
Report any significant weather to the National Weather Service by calling 877-633-6772.