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NEWS on the potentiality of a coming severe "Derecho"
A REASONABLE SKEPTIC and measured critic of the doomsday alarms is at WaPo.
INFOGRAPHIC: Google conveys as of 5:30 PM Tuesday that we should expect this:
THE ANTHEM for this Weather Anticipation Event is on YouTube.
COMET HISTORY: The last time we did CometWeather, a flurry of August storms predictably enough caused problems for Girty's Run creek in Millvale. A state grant to build swales to address such flooding issues recently came through.
LATEST: Severe Weather Team 11 is reporting that on Wednesday we face a "moderate" risk for severe weather, "high" risk for winds, and "moderate" risks for both flooding and hail in descending order. It was a pretty awesome bar graph. [6:25 pm Tue]
VERY LATEST: Accuweather suggests the "ingredients are coming together" for severe weather, which may hit Pittsburgh in the wee hours of the morning, according to this map color-coded on a scale from bright red to dark, bright red [2:00 pm]
MORE LATEST: The city's Dept. of Public Safety issues an alert for storms starting at 8:00PM, citing the NWS warning of "high probability" of severe weather. [3:37 pm]
SAFETY TIPS: Retweeted c/o US Sen. Bob Casey, at the W. PA Red Cross.
MOST LATEST: We saw some rain, and some thunder. Sounds like we all got to mobilize some resources. Drill baby drill.