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Sewickley Township Emergency Management Agency
Saturday May 25th, 2024 :: 05:45 p.m. EDT


Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 06:45PM

SVRPBZ The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Northeastern Washington County in southwestern Pennsylvania... Central Allegheny County in southwestern Pennsylvania... West central Westmoreland County in southwestern Pennsylvania...

* Until 645 PM EDT.

* At 543 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Robinson Township, or near Mount Lebanon, moving southeast at 25 mph. HAZARD...Golf ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Trained weather spotters reported quarter size hail across Allegheny County. IMPACT...People and animals outdoors will be injured. Expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect wind damage to trees and power lines, resulting in some power outages.

* Locations impacted include... Pittsburgh, Penn Hills, Mount Lebanon, Bethel Park, Ross Township, McCandless Township, Monroeville, McMurray, McKeesport, Jeannette, Canonsburg, Gastonville, Shaler Township, West Mifflin, North Side Pittsburgh, Baldwin, Upper St. Clair, Murrysville, Scott Township, and Wilkinsburg. This includes the following highways... Interstate 70 in Pennsylvania between mile markers 28 and 37. Pennsylvania Turnpike between mile markers 57 and 68. Interstate 79 in Pennsylvania between mile markers 46 and 65. Parkway North between mile markers 1 and 9. Interstate 376 in Pennsylvania between mile markers 59 and 83.



Remain alert for a possible tornado! Tornadoes can develop quickly from severe thunderstorms. If you spot a tornado go at once into the basement or small central room in a sturdy structure. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Large hail, damaging wind, and continuous cloud to ground lightning are occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately. Lightning is one of nature's leading killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning. Please report severe weather by calling 412-262-1988, posting to the NWS Pittsburgh Facebook page, or using Twitter @NWSPITTSBURGH.

Sewickley Township Emergency Management Agency
2288 Mars Hill Rd
Irwin, PA 15642

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 724-446-7202

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Alert Details

Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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