Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued For Part Of Region

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Gusty storms are moving through the region, prompting warnings and watches from the National Weather Service.

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The NWS has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Mercer and Venango counties until 6 p.m. All other warnings have expired.

The NWS has also issued a severe thunderstorm watch for much of our area, including Allegheny, Butler, Clarion, Mercer, Westmoreland, Armstrong, Greene, Lawrence, Beaver, Fayette, Indiana, Somerset and Washington counties. This is in effect until 9 p.m.

The window for storms is between 1:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. This is the time when severe weather is most likely to occur.

A viewer sent in a photo of a tree that fell on a car due to the strong winds in the area.

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But the storms could last as late as midnight through Friday afternoon.

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