UPDATES: Severe Thunderstorms Heading Through Pittsburgh Region
Quarter-sized hail and wind gusts of up to 60 mph are possible with these storms.
Most of the Pittsburgh region, including Baldwin-Whitehall, can expect to be hit with a series of strong thunderstorms moving through the area on Tuesday.
The National Weather Service in Moon Township 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.
Quarter-sized hail and wind gusts of up to 60 mph 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.
This article originally appeared on the Cranberry Patch.
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