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Severe storms enter Pennsylvania from the Midwest, tornado watch canceled

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Published: Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, 8:51 p.m.

The strong storms that produced deadly tornadoes in the Midwest seemed to be weakening as they headed east, though Western Pennsylvania experienced potentially damaging wind gusts, according to the National Weather Service.

The storms downed trees and power lines in some areas, authorities said.

As of 8 a.m. Monday, about 900 Duquesne Light customers were without power, said spokesman Joseph Vallarian, and service is expected to be fully restored by 6 p.m.

As of 9 a.m., West Power reported almost 4,500 customers were without power in the region.

The Central Electric Cooperative said 1,829 customers without power at 11 p.m. Sunday in Butler, Allegheny and Venango counties. As of 6 a.m. this morning, approximately 400 are without power south of Saxonburg in Butler County.

Wind gusts of between 50 and 60 mph were reported as the storm crossed Ohio, though tornado warnings and lightning strikes seemed to be decreasing as the cold front moves east, said forecaster Alicia Miller at the weather service's office in Moon.

 

 
 


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