UPDATE 6/1/22 9:16 p.m.
Duquesne Light is reporting that 558 customers are affected by the storm. 120 outages are reported in Lawrenceville and 119 in White Township.
West Penn Power is reported 315 outages in Allegheny County, 672 in Armstrong County, 108 in Butler County, 833 in Lawrence County, 312 in Mercer County and 220 in Westmoreland County.
UPDATE 6/1/22 7:45 p.m.
The Tornado Warning for Venango County has expired.
UPDATE 6/1/22 6:50 p.m.
A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING has been issued for parts of Beaver, Lawrence, Mercer and Butler counties. The National Weather Service says these warnings will be in place until 7:30 p.m.
UPDATE 6/1/22 6:10 p.m.
The National Weather Service has issued a TORNADO WARNING for parts of Venango County. The warning will be in effect until 6:30 p.m.
Tornado Warning including Oil City PA and Rouseville PA until 6:30 PM EDT pic.twitter.com/9rHhy5FvL4
— NWS Pittsburgh (@NWSPittsburgh) June 1, 2022
Be weather-ready today.
A strong cold front will bring an end to our very warm and muggy stretch, but it will come with the potential for severe thunderstorms late this afternoon and tonight.
A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for most of our area until 10 p.m.
A Severe Thunderstorm watch has been issued for the counties shaded on the map. A Watch means conditions are favorable for strong thunderstorms that could bring damaging wind or large hail. Have a plan in place in the event of severe weather. pic.twitter.com/Hjlql9CiY5
— Scott Harbaugh (@WPXIScott) June 1, 2022
Storms will break out along the I-80 corridor late this afternoon and drift southeast through the evening hours as additional storms form along the front. The strongest storms will be capable of damaging wind, large hail and localized flooding.
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