PITTSBURGH, PA — More than 10,000 Duquesne Light customers in Allegheny County remained without power Friday morning after severe storms struck the region Thursday night.
Among the hardest hit areas: Mt. Lebanon, Thornburg, Homestead, Wall, Green Tree, Clairton and Baldwin.
As work continues to restore power, more storms are expected in southwestern Pennsylvania today. The National Weather Service said some again could be severe this afternoon and evening, bringing large hail and damaging winds to the area.
Scattered severe storms will be possible once again this afternoon & evening. Better chances for severe weather are expected north of the Mason-Dixon line where a Slight Risk has been outlooked by the SPC. Large hail and damaging wind gusts will be the primary hazards today. pic.twitter.com/m6zvgvt8Ga
— NWS Pittsburgh (@NWSPittsburgh) August 28, 2020
As for the weekend, periods of isolated heavy rain on Saturday could lead to localized flooding as the remnants of Hurricane Laura pass over the area.