PITTSBURGH - Severe Weather Team 11 Chief Meteorologist Stephen Cropper said that a system Friday evening was strong enough to do moderate damage throughout the Channel 11 News viewing area.
Cropper said that storms bubbled up from the south in the form of fast-moving cells which produced wind gusts in excess of 50 mph. Heavy downpours were also associated with the storm.
Multiple reports of trees down and quarter-sized hail were confirmed by viewer-submitted pictures.
Showers and isolated storms persisted into Friday evening.
Cropper said that lighter showers are anticipated Saturday morning as the weather cools. The high temperature is expected to be approximately 65 degrees.
Sunday should be mostly sunny, but it will also be much cooler than previous days. The high temperature will only make it into the mid-50s.
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