Breaking News - 12/22/2013

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued December 22 at 3:26AM EST until December 22 at 4:15AM EST by NWS

The National Weather Service has issued the following alert:

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PITTSBURGH HAS ISSUED A
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
GARRETT COUNTY IN WESTERN MARYLAND...
SOUTHERN ARMSTRONG COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA...
INDIANA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA...
PRESTON COUNTY IN NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA...
EASTERN MONONGALIA COUNTY IN NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA...
SOUTHEASTERN MARION COUNTY IN NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA...
TUCKER COUNTY IN NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA...
FAYETTE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST PENNSYLVANIA...
WESTMORELAND COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST PENNSYLVANIA...
* UNTIL 415 AM EST
* AT 325 AM EST...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE DETECTED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM SHELOCTA TO 19 MILES WEST OF PLEASANT RUN...AND WERE
MOVING EAST AT 55 MPH. THIS LINE OF STORMS IS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH.
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MASONTOWN... DUNBAR... MOUNT PLEASANT...
GLADESVILLE... HOPWOOD... SALTSBURG...
GREENSBURG... UNIONTOWN... FAIRCHANCE...
CHEAT NECK... BROWNS CHAPEL... NEW STANTON...

THIS LINE OF STORMS HAS PRODUCED WIDESPREAD WIND DAMAGE.
ALTHOUGH THIS LINE OF STORMS IS NOT PRODUCING MUCH LIGHTNING...IT IS
STILL DANGEROUS. PREPARE FOR DAMAGING WIND GUSTS. MOVE INTO A STURDY
BUILDING AND AVOID WINDOWS.
PLEASE REPORT SEVERE WEATHER BY CALLING...412-262-1988...POSTING TO
THE NWS PITTSBURGH FACEBOOK PAGE...OR USING TWITTER @NWSPITTSBURGH.