Flooding http://wesa.fm en Officials Hope to Finish Flood Damage Assessments Today http://wesa.fm/post/officials-hope-finish-flood-damage-assessments-today <p>County, state and federal teams will finish conducting damage assessments Friday afternoon after flash floods and severe weather plagued the Pittsburgh region.</p><p>Alvin Henderson, chief of Allegheny County Emergency Services, said he and his teams are trying to restore a sense of normalcy.</p><p>“We’re working as quickly as we can to try to collect this data so we can find out what forms of assistance we’re hopefully going to be able to receive,” he said.</p><p>Assessment teams first visited areas hardest hit by the flooding.</p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 16:12:40 +0000 Michael Lynch 13401 at http://wesa.fm Storms Roll Through Pittsburgh Area http://wesa.fm/post/storms-roll-through-pittsburgh-area <p><strong>UPDATE: 12:00pm </strong>Approximately 250 Duquesne Light customers are without power this morning.&nbsp; Spokesperson Joey Vallarian said crews are expected to have all service restored this afternoon.</p><p><strong>UPDATE: 7:00 am</strong>&nbsp; Approximately 1,400 Duquesne Light customers are without power this morning.&nbsp; Spokesperson Joey Vallarian said crews are expected to have all service restored this afternoon.</p><p></p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 21:25:33 +0000 Kevin Gavin 13233 at http://wesa.fm Pittsburgh Region Copes With Flash Flooding, Road Closures http://wesa.fm/post/pittsburgh-region-copes-flash-flooding-road-closures <p><strong>UPDATE: 9:47 a.m. Thursday</strong></p><p>After heavy rain from storms Wednesday brought flash flooding across the Pittsburgh region, officials are advising that some roadways remain closed Thursday. <a href="http://www.wesa.fm/post/program-explores-ways-play-can-help-learning">More details here</a>.</p><p>All weather warnings and watches for Allegheny County have expired, and the National Weather Service is forecasting a slight chance of showers for the Pittsburgh region before 11 a.m. Otherwise, Thursday is expected to be mostly cloudy with a high near 77.</p> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 14:18:34 +0000 Kevin Gavin 12855 at http://wesa.fm Pittsburgh Region Copes With Flash Flooding, Road Closures