Pittsburgh area dates and times by borough and township. An extended list will be made that will cover all of the state once the dates are released.  Allegheny County:  Avalon – Tuesday, October 31st Time: 6-8pm Baldwin Borough – Tuesday, October 31st Time: 6-8pm Bellevue – Tuesday, October 31st Time: 6-8pm Bethel Park – Tuesday, October 31st Time: 6-8pm Brackenridge –Saturday, October 28th Time: 6-8pm Carnegie – Tuesday, October 31st Time: 6-8pm Castle Shannon – Tuesday, October 31st Time: 6-8pm Churchill – Tuesday, October 31st Time: 6-8pm Collier – Tuesday, October 31st Time: 6-8pm Coraopolis –Friday, October 27th Time: 6-8pm Crafton – Tuesday, October 31st Time: 6-8pm Dormont – Tuesday, October

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Pittsburgh area dates and times by borough and township. An extended list will be made that will cover all of the state once the dates are released.  Allegheny County:  Avalon – Tuesday, October 31st Time: 6-8pm Baldwin Borough – Tuesday, October 31st Time: 6-8pm Bellevue – Tuesday, October 31st Time: 6-8pm Bethel Park – Tuesday, October 31st Time: 6-8pm Brackenridge –Saturday, October 28th Time: 6-8pm Carnegie – Tuesday, October 31st Time: 6-8pm Castle Shannon – Tuesday, October 31st Time: 6-8pm Churchill – Tuesday, October 31st Time: 6-8pm Collier – Tuesday, October 31st Time: 6-8pm Coraopolis –Friday, October 27th Time: 6-8pm Crafton – Tuesday, October 31st Time: 6-8pm Dormont – Tuesday, October

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As many as 17 active fires have charred over 221,000 acres in California, according to Cal Fire. Fire crews have been called upon from other states to help battle the blazes. The wildfires have taken the lives of at least 32 people and have left tens of thousands homeless. Increasing dry, wind gusts may hinder the containment of the fires, the gustiest winds will likely occur between Friday night and Saturday across Northern California. “Winds of 15-30 mph will be enough to rapidly spread any fires that develop and those that are ongoing [in northern California],” Vido said. “Gusts between 35 and 50 mph will be possible at higher elevations.” While gusty winds from

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As many as 17 active fires have charred over 221,000 acres in California, according to Cal Fire. Fire crews have been called upon from other states to help battle the blazes. The wildfires have taken the lives of at least 32 people and have left tens of thousands homeless. Increasing dry, wind gusts may hinder the containment of the fires, the gustiest winds will likely occur between Friday night and Saturday across Northern California. “Winds of 15-30 mph will be enough to rapidly spread any fires that develop and those that are ongoing [in northern California],” Vido said. “Gusts between 35 and 50 mph will be possible at higher elevations.” While gusty winds from

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The Spring/Summer storm season rocked the Northeast this year, causing multiple damaging thunderstorms and tornado warnings. Here is a summary of the tornado reports for the 2017 season so far as released by the NWS Pittsburgh: Public Information Statement National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA 151 PM EDT Mon May 8 2017 …Multiple Tornadoes Confirmed on 05/01/2017… OVERVIEW: A survey team on Saturday confirmed two additional tornadoes in Clarion/Forest Counties in western Pennsylvania. These two are in addition to the four previously confirmed in Butler and Clarion Counties, bringing the total tornado count for this storm event to six. This document summarizes the six tornadoes that were surveyed in order by time

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The Spring/Summer storm season rocked the Northeast this year, causing multiple damaging thunderstorms and tornado warnings. Here is a summary of the tornado reports for the 2017 season so far as released by the NWS Pittsburgh: Public Information Statement National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA 151 PM EDT Mon May 8 2017 …Multiple Tornadoes Confirmed on 05/01/2017… OVERVIEW: A survey team on Saturday confirmed two additional tornadoes in Clarion/Forest Counties in western Pennsylvania. These two are in addition to the four previously confirmed in Butler and Clarion Counties, bringing the total tornado count for this storm event to six. This document summarizes the six tornadoes that were surveyed in order by time

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The National Weather Service of Pittsburgh confirmed a downburst came through McDonald around 1:30 p.m. An afternoon of numerous thunderstorm warnings gave way to a Flood Advisory for Allegheny County in the evening hours, but that expired at 7:30 p.m. In Allegheny County, the South Hills was also hit hard with damage. They saw flash flooding, and high winds brought down trees and power lines. McDonald in northern Washington County may have seen the worst of the weather. The NWS said on their Twitter account that a downburst brought down numerous trees in the area. In other areas, trees were reported down in various places from Murrysville to Export to Harrison City

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The National Weather Service of Pittsburgh confirmed a downburst came through McDonald around 1:30 p.m. An afternoon of numerous thunderstorm warnings gave way to a Flood Advisory for Allegheny County in the evening hours, but that expired at 7:30 p.m. In Allegheny County, the South Hills was also hit hard with damage. They saw flash flooding, and high winds brought down trees and power lines. McDonald in northern Washington County may have seen the worst of the weather. The NWS said on their Twitter account that a downburst brought down numerous trees in the area. In other areas, trees were reported down in various places from Murrysville to Export to Harrison City

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Severe and damaging storms made their way across the state this afternoon and evening, flooding the NWS with numerous damage reports. While most of the western section of the state was placed in a slight risk, some parts of the east remained in a marginal risk for thunderstorms. While most of the storm damage reports that we’ve received were also relayed to the National Weather Service, here are a few that we received: In Loretto, Cambria County, there were multiple calls for trees down, as well as a power outage that affected all of the Loretto area. Penelec states that customers will be without power until at least three Sunday afternoon.

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Severe and damaging storms made their way across the state this afternoon and evening, flooding the NWS with numerous damage reports. While most of the western section of the state was placed in a slight risk, some parts of the east remained in a marginal risk for thunderstorms. While most of the storm damage reports that we’ve received were also relayed to the National Weather Service, here are a few that we received: In Loretto, Cambria County, there were multiple calls for trees down, as well as a power outage that affected all of the Loretto area. Penelec states that customers will be without power until at least three Sunday afternoon.

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Summer storms drenched the region Friday afternoon, bringing heavy rain and high winds that brought down trees, poles and wires and knocked out power for thousands. The first round of storms that pushed through in the afternoon caused some significant damage in parts of the area. The worst may have been in Bellevue. That’s where a massive tree was uprooted along Cliff Avenue. It brought down three utility poles and a bunch power lines across the street on Meade Avenue. No injuries were reported, but power was knocked out to the area. Duquesne Light crews and a tree cutting service were brought in to clean up at the scene. There were power

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Summer storms drenched the region Friday afternoon, bringing heavy rain and high winds that brought down trees, poles and wires and knocked out power for thousands. The first round of storms that pushed through in the afternoon caused some significant damage in parts of the area. The worst may have been in Bellevue. That’s where a massive tree was uprooted along Cliff Avenue. It brought down three utility poles and a bunch power lines across the street on Meade Avenue. No injuries were reported, but power was knocked out to the area. Duquesne Light crews and a tree cutting service were brought in to clean up at the scene. There were power

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Heavy, slow-moving downpours caused severe flash flooding across western Pennsylvania on Friday night. The most severe flooding was reported in Allegheny, Fayette and Washington counties. A Flash Flood Warning was in effect for much of the evening for several parts of the area. In Allegheny, Armstrong and Butler counties, the warning was issued until 4:15 a.m. Saturday. Flooding in several areas, including Scott Township, Baldwin, Greentree, Springdale and Oakmont. Route 51 had to be shut down in spots due to high waters. In Fayette County, the flooding was so severe emergency officials were warning residents to stay off the roads completely. The hardest hit areas are Georges and Union Townships and Hopwood. In Masontown, a creek rose over its banks, flooding Smithfield-Masontown Road.

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Heavy, slow-moving downpours caused severe flash flooding across western Pennsylvania on Friday night. The most severe flooding was reported in Allegheny, Fayette and Washington counties. A Flash Flood Warning was in effect for much of the evening for several parts of the area. In Allegheny, Armstrong and Butler counties, the warning was issued until 4:15 a.m. Saturday. Flooding in several areas, including Scott Township, Baldwin, Greentree, Springdale and Oakmont. Route 51 had to be shut down in spots due to high waters. In Fayette County, the flooding was so severe emergency officials were warning residents to stay off the roads completely. The hardest hit areas are Georges and Union Townships and Hopwood. In Masontown, a creek rose over its banks, flooding Smithfield-Masontown Road.

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Flash flooding sent inches upon inches of water into the streets of Washington, Pa. Friday evening stranding residents and submerging vehicles. Several homes suffered flooding to their basements including damage to furnaces, air conditioning units and washing machines. One woman said her new drainage system had just been installed Tuesday yet still failed. Backyards looked like lakes and streets looked more like streams. The fire department on West Wheeling St said they received 90 calls during the storm and afterwards for help. Fortunately no one was injured. Additional flooding loomed as rainfall continued again past 10:00 p.m. in Washington. Parts of Westmoreland county flooded, and water rescue teams were out with

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Flash flooding sent inches upon inches of water into the streets of Washington, Pa. Friday evening stranding residents and submerging vehicles. Several homes suffered flooding to their basements including damage to furnaces, air conditioning units and washing machines. One woman said her new drainage system had just been installed Tuesday yet still failed. Backyards looked like lakes and streets looked more like streams. The fire department on West Wheeling St said they received 90 calls during the storm and afterwards for help. Fortunately no one was injured. Additional flooding loomed as rainfall continued again past 10:00 p.m. in Washington. Parts of Westmoreland county flooded, and water rescue teams were out with

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On August 21, a solar eclipse will stretch from Oregon to South Carolina providing a once in a lifetime view. The eclipse can impact us right here at home. During the solar eclipse, the Corona or the outside region of the Suns atmosphere will be exposed. This is a region where all of the “action” happens and that tends to impact us right here on earth. The Sun constantly throws off huge amounts of energy called solar flares and large amounts of solar material that can create a harsh environment for astronauts in space. That can interfere with technology, GPS systems, communication signals for ships and airplanes. In the worst case scenario,

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On August 21, a solar eclipse will stretch from Oregon to South Carolina providing a once in a lifetime view. The eclipse can impact us right here at home. During the solar eclipse, the Corona or the outside region of the Suns atmosphere will be exposed. This is a region where all of the “action” happens and that tends to impact us right here on earth. The Sun constantly throws off huge amounts of energy called solar flares and large amounts of solar material that can create a harsh environment for astronauts in space. That can interfere with technology, GPS systems, communication signals for ships and airplanes. In the worst case scenario,

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July 20, 2017: High winds in western New York that lifted cars, threw outdoor tables onto roofs and ripped the siding off houses were confirmed to be the work of at least two tornadoes, according to the National Weather Service. Weather officials believe one tornado struck Hamburg around 12:30 p.m. Thursday, while the other hit Holland about 20 minutes later. A large thunderstorm moved onshore from Lake Erie, forming a tornado as it moved across Erie County, leaving a trail of damage in its wake, according to the weather service. Hundreds of cars reportedly had their windows blown out as the newly formed, 700-yard wide tornado traveled 5 miles from Hamburg,

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July 20, 2017: High winds in western New York that lifted cars, threw outdoor tables onto roofs and ripped the siding off houses were confirmed to be the work of at least two tornadoes, according to the National Weather Service. Weather officials believe one tornado struck Hamburg around 12:30 p.m. Thursday, while the other hit Holland about 20 minutes later. A large thunderstorm moved onshore from Lake Erie, forming a tornado as it moved across Erie County, leaving a trail of damage in its wake, according to the weather service. Hundreds of cars reportedly had their windows blown out as the newly formed, 700-yard wide tornado traveled 5 miles from Hamburg,

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