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Thursday - July 11, 2013

| Friday, July 12, 2013, 12:01 a.m.
Sidney Davis | Tribune-Review
Plantscape landscapers Scott Ashton (left) and Jack Aldridge (right) trim one of the largest green walls in North America which is on the exterior of One PNC Plaza on Fifth Avenue in Downtown Pittsburgh on Thursday July 11, 2013. The 2,380 square-foot living wall has 602 modular panels. Each 2'x2' panel has roughly 24 plants, so there’s approximately 14,448 plants covering the wall of this 30-story building.
Justin Merriman | Tribune-Review
A man works on a rooftop in Lawrenceville on Thursday afternoon, July 11, 2013.
Heidi Murrin | Tribune-Review
Kevin 'Blake' Grogg, 7, of Glenville, West Virginia, has lots of fun playing on the life-sized Candy Land game at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Thursday, July 11, 2013. In rear is teen volunteer Sarah Bradkey, 16, of Gibsonia (Pine Township). The 'Candy Land Sweet Celebration' was hosted by local Sam's Club employees. Patients were treated to games, treats, and crafts.
A tree brought down wires and poles along Cedar Boulevard in Mt. Lebanon, Thursday, July 11, 2013, causing a power outage for much of the area.
Keith Hodan | Tribune-Review
Larry Watson removes a ruined hot water heater from the basement of Paul and Alice Cherepko's home along Happy Hollow Road in Elizabeth, Thursday, July 12, 2013.
Keith Hodan | Tribune-Review
Jake Suntheimer squeegees flood water out of a service bay at the Firestone business along Banksville Road, Thursday, July 11, 2013. Several sections of Banksville Road were flooded due to Wednesday's storms.
Keith Hodan | Tribune-Review
A bridge on Bruno Lazzaris' driveway washed away in Wednesday's floods along Happy Hollow Road in Elizabeth, leaving an 80-foot ravine. Flood water was up to the level of the driveway, before the current took the bridge downstream.
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
Darren Gilbert, 54 of Upper Saint Clair throws out flooded items in his driveway, Thursday. Gilbert's home was flooded from Wednesday's storm.
Keith Hodan | Tribune-Review
Along Happy Hollow Road in Elizabeth, Ian Watson, 14, rests a moment as he helps his grandparents remove possessions ruined by yesterday's floods. This was the first time his property was flooded, according to homeowner Paul Cherepko. A new development on the ridge above Happy Hollow has increased storm runoff which caused the flood, Cherepko feels, and for homeowners nearby, they say that the development called Fox Run does not have a good storm runoff system.
Jasmine Goldband | Tribune-Review
Chris Jackson visiting from Flagstaff, Arizona helps his family friend Rae Ellen Ealy clean out her basement Thursday in Oakdale during the aftermath of Wednesday's storms that brought flash flooding to several parts of the area.
Jasmine Goldband | Tribune-Review
Charles Turner of Avella volunteers his help to clean up flood damage in Oakdale Thursday. Turner, who grew up in Oakdale, was helping his friend Dr. Michael Clarkin, who owns a chiropractor practice in Oakdale, clean up during the aftermath of Wednesday's flash flood.
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
Attorney David Donnelly wipes sweat from his face during a break from cleaning his flooded office at the Professional Building on Baldwin Street in Bridgeville, Thursday.
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
Shelia Donnelly walks past a line of mud showing the high water level that wreaked havoc on her husband, David's, flooded office at the Professional Building on Baldwin Street in Bridgeville, Thursday.
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
A couple walks with cleaning supplies in tow down a muddied Baldwin Street in Bridgeville, Thursday.
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
Tony Sikorski, 71, of Bridgeville sprays mud out of his '56 Buick which was flooded on Baldwin Street in Bridgeville, Wednesday. Sikorski moved to Bridgeville after losing his family home when Carnegie flooded from Hurricane Ivan in 2004.
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
Frank Truzzi, 68, of Bridgeville hugs his dog, Zippit, in front of his home on Baldwin Street in Bridgeville, Thursday. Truzzi said that while he may have lost most of possessions in Wednesday's flood, the silver lining was the fact that Zippit survived the flood.
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
Craig Embleton, 46, wades through water and debris while cleaning his basement on Baldwin Street in Bridgeville, Thursday.
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
Tim Phillips, an employee of the Beer Warehouse on Railroad Street in Bridgeville, pulls a palette out from a stack of beer cases being dropped into a dumpster during cleanup along Baldwin Street, Thursday. The beer was ruined when floodwater rushed into the Beer Warehouse, Wednesday.
Louis B. Ruediger | Leader Times
Mandy Smith, of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, teaches canoe safety to a group of kids at Crooked Creek Park. The 8 to 12 year olds participating in the Armstrong Conservation District Nature Sumer Camp, will fish, canoe, GOE cash and build bird houses while being educated on outdoor awareness through the Crooked Creek Environmental Center. Thursday July 11, 2013
Jasmine Goldband | Tribune-Review
Delaney Locy, 10, of North Fayette and her brother Dalton, 13, help clean up the Oakdale Kids Korner daycare center. Their mother Trish Luther is the director of the daycare center that was devastated by Wednesday's flash flooding in Oakdale.
Jasmine Goldband | Tribune-Review
Oakdale Kids Korner daycare director Trish Luther of North Fayette helps to clean up the daycare center that was damaged in Wednesday's flood in Oakdale, July 11, 2013.
Jasmine Goldband | Tribune-Review
Office furniture is piled up outside of a PNC Bank branch in Oakdale as the town recovers from Wednesday's flood damage.
Jasmine Goldband | Tribune-Review
Veronica Preisendorfer, 31, of Oakdale cleans out her basement that took in several feet of water in Wednesday's flood.
Jasmine Goldband | Tribune-Review
Delaney Locy, 10, of North Fayette looks back at her brother Dalton Locy, 13, and says, 'gross' as she helps clean up the Oakdale Kids Korner daycare center. Locy's mother Trish Luther is the director of the daycare center that was damaged in Wednesday's flood in Oakdale.
Heidi Murrin | Tribune-Review
Werner family and friends look over the damage to Ruth Werner's barn, rear, after a reported tornado touched down on her North Beaver, Lawrence County home Wednesday, July 10, 2013. No one was injured.
Heidi Murrin | Tribune-Review
Whitney McAnlis and her father Charles Werner gives a thankful hug to Jasper, Whitney's grandmother's fifteen year old dog who was found unhurt underneath fallen trees and debris, rear, on Ruth Werner's farm in North Beaver, Lawrence County, Wednesday, July 10, 2013. It was reported that a tornado touched down in the area.

Daily images from around the region by Trib Total Media staff photographers.

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