Extreme storms clearing up western Pennsylvania – CBS Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The clean-up is underway after heavy storms hit the region on Wednesday.

Torrential rain, winds, lightning and hail hit the area. High winds brought down trees and power lines, and heavy rains flooded neighborhoods.

Duquesne Light reports that more than 25,000 customers will be without power as of 8:45 p.m. Click here to view the outage map.

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The wind was strong enough to turn a couple of small planes around at Butler County Airport. The planes landed on their roofs, but there were no reports of injuries.

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Edgewood Borough has declared a state of emergency due to storm damage, according to Allegheny County.

Damage included a tree that crashed into a car and cables on Washington Street. No injuries were reported.

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WATCH: Royce Jones reports from Edgewood

Elsewhere, two trees fell on two separate houses on the 1200 block of Carlise Street in Harrison Township.

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Harrison: 1200 Block Carlisle St – two trees down on two separate houses

– Allegheny County (@Allegheny_Co) July 7, 2021

Allegheny County also reported that a house in Collier Township was struck by lightning. Fire brigades are on site.

Another house in Pittsburgh on McNeil Place was struck by lightning.

Collier: 1000 block Livorno Dr – house struck by lightning; active fire with emergency services on site

– Allegheny County (@Allegheny_Co) July 7, 2021

Pittsburgh: 3300 Block McNeil Place – house struck by lightning; FD examines smoke in the apartment

– Allegheny County (@Allegheny_Co) July 7, 2021

Bridgeville Police said Baldwin Street has been evacuated due to flooding at the junction of Baldwin Street and Jane Way.

The water was about 1.2 to 1.5 meters high and about a dozen houses were evacuated, including a daycare center with 14 children.

All evacuations were carried out as a precaution.

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What remains is a muddy mess on the streets. The clean-up process is in progress.

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