Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued


Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE PA HAS ISSUED A

 * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... NORTHEASTERN DAUPHIN COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA... NORTHWESTERN LEBANON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA... SOUTHWESTERN SCHUYLKILL COUNTY IN CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA... 

 * UNTIL 715 PM EDT 

 * AT 620 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS AROUND 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED OVER LICKDALE...AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH.



* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... ANNVILLE...LEBANON...MINERSVILLE...PALMYRA...POTTSVILLE... SCHUYLKILL HAVEN...BEURYS LAKE...BRANCHDALE...BUCK RUN...CLEONA... DONALDSON...FORRESTVILLE...FORT INDIANTOWN GAP...FREDERICKSBURG... FRIEDENSBURG...HARPER TAVERN...LICKDALE...LYKENS...MARLIN AND ORWIGSBURG.



THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATES...
INTERSTATE 78 FROM MILE MARKERS 0 TO 8.
INTERSTATE 81 FROM MILE MARKERS 84 TO 116.




PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...



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



TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.



THIS STORM HAS ALREADY MADE WIND DAMAGE IN EAST HANOVER TOWNSHIP AND SUSQUEHANNA TOWNSHIP. SEEK SHELTER NOW INSIDE A STURDY STRUCTURE AND STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.
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