Minor Damaged Reported in Bridgeville Area After Severe Storm
A roof blew off a building at the Sihol Concrete complex in Bridgeville, but there were very few other reports of damage from the Wednesday morning storm. Temperatures are expected to cool off Thursday with a chance of snow accumulation
Only minor damaged was reported in the Bridgeville area after strong storms blew through western Pennsylvania shortly before noon Wednesday.
The most damage happened when a roof on one of the buildings at the Sihol Concrete complex in Bridgeville was blew off from the winds. Workers could be seen trying to fix the damage around noon.
However, Bridgeville police Chief Chad King said there was little damage elsewhere in the borough.
“We didn’t have any calls for the storm, which surprised me,” King said.
The storm only lasted a few minutes, but brought high winds and heavy rain.
That was enough to cause numerous branches to fall on some roads. The biggest problem area appeared to be Hickory Grade Road in South Fayette. Numerous tree branches were scattered in the road and even some trees were toppled on the shoulder.
Look below to see what the National Weather Service is predicting for rest of the week. There will be freezing temperatures and some snow accumulation over the next few days.
Thursday: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 8 a.m. Cloudy, with a high near 31. Breezy, with a west wind 21 to 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday Night: A chance of snow showers, mainly after 7 p.m. Cloudy, with a low around 15. West wind 9 to 14 mph becoming light. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 11 a.m. Cloudy, with a high near 20. West wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.