Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued for Schuylkill County

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Schuylkill County.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for
 - Schuylkill County in central Pennsylvania
 - Southern Northumberland County in central Pennsylvania. 
 -  Southeastern Columbia County in central Pennsylvania... 
* Until 400 PM EDT

* At 314 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Rock Glen to Kulpmont to near Richfield to near Honey Grove, moving east at 50 mph.

HAZARD...Two inch hail and 70 mph wind gusts.

IMPACT...People and animals outdoors will be injured. Expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect considerable tree damage. Wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.

* Locations impacted include...
Tamaqua, St. Clair, Minersville, Mahanoy City, Frackville, Shamokin, Kulpmont, Pottsville, Shenandoah and Ashland.