Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations
Local Headlines

National Weather Service Issues Tornado Watch For Much Of Western PA

Miles Gehm
The National Weather Service says tornados, hail and strong winds are possible.

A large portion of western Pennsylvania, including the Pittsburgh region, is under a tornado watch until Monday evening.

The watch also covers counties in West Virginia and Ohio, and is expected to remain in effect until 7 p.m.

Pennsylvania counties included in the watch are Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Clarion, Crawford, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Greene, Indiana, Jefferson, Lawrence, Mercer, Venango, Washington and Westmoreland.

According to the National Weather Service in Pittsburgh, multiple tornadoes, hail and winds up to 75 miles per hour are all possible. 

(Photo via Miles Gehm/Flickr)