Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued for Schuylkill County

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Schuylkill County.
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE PA HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 715 PM EDT

* AT 601 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
LOCUSTDALE TO NEAR TOWER CITY TO NEAR ELIZABETHVILLE...AND MOVING
EAST AT 35 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ASHLAND...FRACKVILLE...MAHANOY CITY...MINERSVILLE...POTTSVILLE...
SCHUYLKILL HAVEN...SHENANDOAH...ST. CLAIR...TAMAQUA...ALTAMONT...
BEURYS LAKE...BRANCHDALE...BRANDONVILLE...BUCK RUN...COALDALE...
DEHART DAM...DELANO...DONALDSON...ELIZABETHVILLE AND ENGLEWOOD.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATES...
INTERSTATE 78 NEAR MILE MARKER 8.
INTERSTATE 81 NEAR MILE MARKER 82...AND FROM MILE MARKERS 93 TO 139.

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 THESE STORMS...AND MAY
LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.
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