1 March 2022
Last Thursday 24 February it rained more than an inch overnight in Pittsburgh. By Friday morning Panther Hollow Lake in Schenley Park had flooded its surrounding trails and the remaining ice floated on muddy water.
Ephemeral streams became cascading waterfalls.
Meanwhile the water rose and fell at Cedar Creek in Westmoreland County where Donna Foyle found cat ice left behind.
On Saturday I thought we were done with ice but a drive on Sunday found gleaming hillsides of ice-coated trees like this one along Route 422, photographed by Karyn Delaney. I had no idea there had been freezing rain north of Pittsburgh.
@john_kucko took a video of the ice on his walk in Stoneboro, PA.
Ice Crystal Cathedral: Icy beauty in Western Pennsylvania yesterday south of Erie (Stoneboro, PA). @spann @wxbywilliams @JimCantore @StephanieAbrams @CharlesPeekWX @mikebettes @GarofaloWX @StormHour @NWSPittsburgh pic.twitter.com/KguScoJa1Q— John Kucko (@john_kucko) February 28, 2022
Have we seen the last of the ice? Wait and see.
(photos by Kate St. John, Donna Foyle, Karyn Delaney; videos by Kate St. John and @john_kucko)
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I love John’s videos. He was my sports guy on the news when I lived in Rochester.