Tuesday, August 7, 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...
Central Schuylkill County in central Pennsylvania...
East central Dauphin County in south central Pennsylvania...
Northwestern Lebanon County in south central Pennsylvania...

* Until 400 PM EDT.

* At 307 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Fort
Indiantown Gap, moving northeast at 30 mph.

HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage
to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include...
Pottsville, Palmyra, Schuylkill Haven, Shenandoah, Minersville,
Mahanoy City, Frackville, St. Clair, Ashland, Valley View, Pine
Grove, Port Carbon, Tremont, Girardville, Fredericksburg, Tower
City, New Philadelphia, Friedensburg, Lavelle and Marlin.

This includes the following Interstates...
Interstate 78 from mile markers 0 to 7.
Interstate 81 from mile markers 81 to 129.