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UPDATED: Power Outages, Water Main Break Reported in Brookline

Help keep your neighbors informed—tell us where the power outages are.

Storms are expected to sweep through the region today, and social media sites lit up around 10:30 a.m. with reports that some areas of Brookline already are without power.

  • Jon Schmitz, transportation writer for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, tweeted the following at 10:24 a.m.: @pgtraffic #Pittsburgh dispatch reports #traffic lights out on Brookline Blvd. Treat all intersections w dark signals as four-way stops.
  • Another reader sent the following tweet to Dormont-Brookline Patch at 10:32 a.m. regarding power outages in the area:@wildthang412 @DormontPatch Looks like most of Brookline on the Memorial Park side including Blvd.
  • 10:33 a.m.: Readers on the Dormont-Brookline Patch Facebook page reported that the power is out on Creedmoor Avenue, Altmar, and in the 1200 block of Berkshire, but that there is power on Beaufort.
  • 10:46 a.m.: Readers told Dormont-Brookline Patch via Facebook and email that the 800 block of Berkshire Avenue also was without water this morning due to a possible water main break.
  • 11:54 a.m.: Readers told Dormont-Brookline Patch via Facebook that power has been restored to Rossmore Avenue, and that Woodbourne Avenue also has power.
  • Traffic lights are still out on Brookline Boulevard as of noon, according to readers.
  • 12:51 p.m.: Patch reader Matthew Esch left the following comment on the Dormont-Brookline Patch Facebook page: "Berkshire's water main break is almost fixed, it happened overnight in the 800's between 813 & 815. The guys say it should be on within the hour!" There was intermittent power outages here as well.

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Erin Faulk January 30, 2013 at 03:49 PM
If anyone has photos of fallen tree branches, downed power lines, flashing traffic lights, utility trucks—anything happening in the area right now—please share them here by clicking the "Upload Photos and Videos" button. Thanks!
Colleen Geletko January 30, 2013 at 04:02 PM
Power out since 10:10 a.m. on Rossmore Avenue by Flatbush. Outage reported to Duquesne Light.
Erin Faulk January 30, 2013 at 04:24 PM
Thanks for the update, Colleen. If you can, please let us know when the power comes back on!
jim January 30, 2013 at 06:04 PM
AREEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE you SERIOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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