Pennsylvania Faces 3rd Day Of Severe Weather
Pennsylvania faces a third day of severe weather while people clean up from storms that downed trees, power lines and caused flooding.
Thursday's forecast calls for storms that could pack damaging wind and hail. The risk continues for flash flooding. However, the weather in the Pittsburgh region is expected to be less severe, according to the National Weather Service.
We also have a Slight Risk for Pittsburgh southwards for a few scattered severe storms this afternoon. Primary hazards will be large hail and damaging winds. We do not expect as much severe activity as we've seen the last several days, and the tornado threat is low. pic.twitter.com/ls0YcAbQQu— NWS Pittsburgh (@NWSPittsburgh) May 30, 2019
The Central Bucks School District has canceled classes in several schools because of power outages caused by Wednesday's storms.
In the western part of the state, a section of I-79 has reopened after it was closed for hours because of downed power lines.
An Amtrak train from New York to Pittsburgh resumed its trip after it was stopped in Mifflin County for more than an hour because of downed trees.
The National Weather Service has determined at least three tornadoes touched down in Berks, Bradford and Indiana counties this week.