Severe Weather Rolls Through Area, Tornado In Beaver County

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PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh confirms a tornado touched down in Beaver County Wednesday night during severe storms around the area.

The tornado touched down east of Ohioville.

Radar OBSERVED tornado in Beaver County: East of Ohioville. A tornado debris signature was visible briefly!

— NWS Pittsburgh (@NWSPittsburgh) June 11, 2020

Crews are out to survey the area in Beaver Falls and in Leetonia, Ohio.

Good Morning!- In regards to last night's severe wx...we are currently out to survey the Beaver Falls, PA and Leetonia, OH.\ areas We should have everything surveyed and a fresh PNS out by 4PM today.

— NWS Pittsburgh (@NWSPittsburgh) June 11, 2020

In North Versailles, a tree snapped and fell onto the roof of an apartment building off Logan Road.

At least two units have damage but no one was injured.

As of 9 a.m. Duquesne Light reported about 3,000 outages.


Midland and Indiana have the highest numbers of customers without service.

West Penn Power reports over 1,850 customers off the grid in Allegheny County, 120 in Beaver, 590 in Butler, 390 in Fayette, 570 in Washington and 800 in Westmoreland County.

The forecast for Thursday is a lot calmer. Temperatures will be in the mid to high 70s with no rain in the area.

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