Harsh winds, rain rip through Butler County knocking down trees, wires
Harsh winds and pouring rain cascaded through Butler County and other parts of Western Pennsylvania on Sunday evening.
The National Weather Service Pittsburgh branch issued a tornado warning for the area through 6:45 p.m.
Butler County dispatchers said multiple trees and wires came down with the hardest hit areas along Parker Pike in Parker Township in the northeast corner of the county. No injuries were reported.
West Penn Power listed 86 customers out of 82,153 affected by power outages in Butler County as of 9:45 p.m.
Trib news partner WPXI said a tree fell on a structure along Parker Pike and a tree was uprooted near the Butler/Armstrong county border. NWS officials are expected to be in the area Monday to determine if a tornado touched down.
— NWS Pittsburgh (@NWSPittsburgh) June 17, 2019
Michael DiVittorio is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Michael at 412-871-2367, [email protected] or via Twitter .