Flash flood warning issued for Allegheny and Butler counties

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for Butler and northeastern Allegheny counties through 7 p.m. Friday. Watch the live radar in the video player above. Learn more: Interactive Radar to read weather alerts for your county: Learn how to enable automatic weather tracking for storms The WTAE mobile app’s Alert Doppler Radar indicated thunderstorms bringing heavy rainfall to the alerted areas. It’s raining an inch or two. Expected precipitation is 1 to 1.5 inches per hour. A flash flood is occurring or expected to begin soon. SHARE SEVERE WEATHER PHOTOS (if your area is safe): Visit wtae.com/upload or share to your local Pittsburgh Facebook group. Hazard…Flash flood thunderstorms caused by Source…Radar.Effects…Flash floods in small streams and streams, urban areas, highways, streets, underpasses, and other poorly drained areas and low-lying areas.Flash floods occur Locations include . Fox Chapel, Millvale, Etna, Sharpsburg, Churchill and Aspinwall. Expected rain rate… 1-1.5 inches in an hour Turn around and don’t drown when you encounter flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Download the WTAE app to stay informed of weather alerts and breaking news. Do you have the WTAE mobile app? Click here to learn how to automatically receive local storm and severe weather alerts.

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for Butler and northeastern Allegheny counties through 7 p.m. Friday.

Watch the live radar in the video player above.

Doppler radar showed thunderstorms bringing heavy rainfall to the warned areas. It’s raining an inch or two. Expected precipitation is 1 to 1.5 inches per hour. A flash flood is in progress or expected to begin soon.

Please share photos of bad weather (if your area is safe): Visit wtae.com/upload or share in your local Pittsburgh Facebook group.

HAZARD… Flash floods caused by thunderstorms.
Source…Radar.
Impact… small streams and creeks, urban areas, highways, streets, underpasses, and other poorly drained and low-lying flash floods.

Some places where flash floods occur include… Pittsburgh, Penn Hills, Ross Township, McCandless Township, Shailer Township, Plum, Hampton Township, Wilkinsburg, O’Hara Township, Bellevue, Westview, Stowe Township, Oakmont, McKee’s Rocks, Foxchapel, Millvale, Etna , Sharpsburg, Churchill, Aspinwall.

Predicted rainfall…1 to 1.5 inches in 1 hour

Don’t turn around and drown when you encounter flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

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