Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Schuylkill County
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UNTIL 1000 PM EDT

* AT 853 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS AROUND 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR BLOSERVILLE...AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... HARRISBURG...CARLISLE...LINGLESTOWN...ENOLA...SELINSGROVE... PLAINFIELD...SCHLUSSER...MILLERSBURG...MARYSVILLE...LYKENS... NEWPORT...DUNCANNON...ELIZABETHVILLE...WILLIAMSTOWN...TOWER CITY... NEW BLOOMFIELD...PORT TREVORTON...NEW KINGSTOWN...MOUNT PLEASANT MILLS AND NEW BUFFALO.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATES... THE PENNSYLVANIA TURNPIKE FROM MILE MARKERS 218 TO 228. INTERSTATE 81 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 42 AND 46...BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 49 AND 59...BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 61 AND 65...AND FROM MILE MARKERS 93 TO 98.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...


A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE AREA. ALTHOUGH A TORNADO IS NOT IMMEDIATELY LIKELY...IF ONE IS SPOTTED...ACT QUICKLY AND MOVE TO A PLACE OF SAFETY IN A STURDY STRUCTURE...SUCH AS A BASEMENT OR SMALL INTERIOR ROOM.

THE THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE DAMAGE. PEOPLE OUTSIDE SHOULD MOVE TO A SHELTER...PREFERABLY INSIDE A STRONG BUILDING.

PREPARE FOR LARGE HAIL. STAY SAFE INDOORS. CONSIDER MOVING AUTOMOBILES INTO A GARAGE.
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