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The National Weather Service has a flood alert for downtown Allegheny County and downtown until 7:30 p.m. issued by Washington County. on Wednesday evening.
According to the National Weather Service, between 1.5 and 3 inches of rain had already fallen in these areas by 6 p.m. and another 1 to 2 inches is expected.
According to the report, the greatest impact will be on “Small creeks and creeks, urban areas, highways, roads and underpasses, and other poorly drained and low-lying areas” exist.
Flood-prone areas include Pittsburgh, Penn Hills, Mount Lebanon, Bethel Park, McMurray, and McKeesport, according to NWS officials , Shaler Township, West Mifflin, North Side Pittsburgh, Baldwin, Upper St. Clair, Scott Township, Wilkinsburg, Whitehall, South Park Township, Robinson Township, Munhall, Jefferson Hills, Brentwood and Swissvale.
Patrick Varine is a contributor from Tribune Review. You can contact Patrick at 724-850-2862, [email protected], or on Twitter.
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