PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Gusty storms are moving through the region, prompting warnings and watches from the National Weather Service.
The NWS has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Mercer and Venango counties until 6 p.m. All other warnings have expired.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning including Oil City PA, Franklin PA, Sugarcreek PA until 6:00 PM EDT pic.twitter.com/3h4Ea7pddV
— NWS Pittsburgh (@NWSPittsburgh) July 16, 2020
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.
But the storms could last as late as midnight through Friday afternoon.