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Sunday's Storms Move Through Quickly, Leave Behind Flooded Roads, Downed Trees And Wires

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - Thunderstorms rolled through the area on Sunday pretty quickly but left behind plenty of damage including downed trees, downed wires, and flooded roads.

Heavy rains and winds caused trees, light poles, and wires to come down in Cranberry Township, including a large light pole on I-79 southbound causing traffic to be reduced to one lane.

Photo Credit: Ross Guidotti

According to our own Ross Guidotti, luckily, no one was injured and no cars were struck by the downed pole.

The Adam's Ridge neighborhood in Butler County was hit particularly hard, with a tree coming down on Hespenheide Road.

Photo Credit: KDKA Meteorologist Mary Ours

Also in Cranberry Township, the storms caused a tree to take down wires along Freedom Road and Haine School Road.

Photo Credit: Kathy Hostetter

Meanwhile, as the storms rolled through the area, a massive lightning strike struck in a neighborhood in Hopewell Township.

Hopewell Lightning Strike
Video Credit: Shawn Leopardi

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