Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued


THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE PA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
FOR... NORTHEASTERN CUMBERLAND COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA... DAUPHIN COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA... EASTERN PERRY COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA... NORTHWESTERN YORK COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA... LEBANON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA... NORTHWESTERN LANCASTER COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA... SOUTHWESTERN SCHUYLKILL COUNTY IN CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA... SOUTHWESTERN NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY IN CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA...


* UNTIL 1015 PM EDT


* AT 916 PM EDT... DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS AROUND 60 MPH. THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR MEISERVILLE TO NEAR NEW BLOOMFIELD TO NEAR BLOSERVILLE... AND MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.


* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... ANNVILLE... CAMP HILL... CARLISLE... COLONIAL PARK... CORNWALL... ELIZABETHTOWN... ENOLA... HARRISBURG... HERSHEY... HUMMELSTOWN... LEBANON... LEMOYNE... LINGLESTOWN... LOWER ALLEN... MECHANICSBURG... MIDDLETOWN... MYERSTOWN... NEW CUMBERLAND... PALMYRA AND POTTSVILLE.




THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATES... THE PENNSYLVANIA TURNPIKE FROM MILE MARKERS 222 TO 266. INTERSTATE 78 FROM MILE MARKERS 0 TO 8. INTERSTATE 81 FROM MILE MARKERS 48 TO 112. INTERSTATE 83 FROM MILE MARKERS 30 TO 50. INTERSTATE 283 FROM MILE MARKERS 0 TO 2.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...




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


THESE STORMS HAVE ALREADY MADE WIND DAMAGE IN CENTRE AND HUNTINGTON COUNTIES. THIS IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. SEEK SHELTER NOW INSIDE A STURDY STRUCTURE AND STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.
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