Storm 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 Saturn Drops 6 Inches of Snow on Pittsburgh Region http://wesa.fm/post/saturn-drops-6-inches-snow-pittsburgh-region <div class="field-item even"><p>By mid morning Wednesday, the snow had moved out of the Pittsburgh region and most of the city’s streets were treated.&nbsp; Pittsburgh Public Works crews used 62 trucks overnight and into the morning to clear the blanket of heavy wet snow.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Public Works Director Rob Kaczorowski reminded city residents to be careful when they start to clean their cars, sidewalks and drive ways and asks that home owners not just to drop the&nbsp;snow&nbsp;anywhere.</p> Thu, 07 Mar 2013 02:14:24 +0000 Mark Nootbaar 2152 at http://wesa.fm Saturn Drops 6 Inches of Snow on Pittsburgh Region