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Northumberland County Department of Public Safety
Tuesday August 18th, 2009 :: 05:26 p.m. EDT

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SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR... SUNBURY AND NORTHUMBERLAND AROUND 530 PM...Hail and strong Winds are likely

Issued by The National Weather Service
State College, PA
4:50 pm EDT, Tue., Aug. 18, 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE PA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... NORTHWESTERN DAUPHIN COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA... NORTHEASTERN PERRY COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA... NORTHEASTERN JUNIATA COUNTY IN CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA... SNYDER COUNTY IN CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA... NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY IN CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA... EASTERN UNION COUNTY IN CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA...

* UNTIL 545 PM EDT

* AT 447 PM EDT... NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR RICHFIELD... OR 15 MILES SOUTHWEST OF SELINSGROVE... AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH. THIS STORM WILL EB CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH.

* THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR... FREMONT AND MEISERVILLE AROUND 500 PM EDT... PORT TREVERTON AROUND 510 PM EDT... SELINSGROVE AND KRATZERVILLE AROUND 515 PM EDT... SELINSGROVE AND RESLER AROUND 520 PM EDT... SHAMOKIN DAM AND WINFIELD AROUND 525 PM EDT... SUNBURY AND NORTHUMBERLAND AROUND 530 PM EDT...

THIS MAY IMPACT I-80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 203 AND 216.

THIS WILL ALSO IMPACT THE FOLLOWING MAJOR ROADS... STATE HIGHWAY 147... ROUTE 11... ROUTE 11/15... ROUTE 15... ROUTE 209... ROUTE 322/22... ROUTE 522... STATE ROAD 45... AND STATE ROAD 61.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM HAS A HISTORY OF PRODUCING WIND DAMAGE NEAR ICKESBURG. TAKE SHELTER NOW INSIDE A STURDY BUILDING... AND STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS!



Address/Location
Northumberland County Department of Public Safety
911 Greenough St
Sunbury, PA 17801

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 570-988-4217

Paul Froutz
EMA/911
paul.froutz@norrycopa.net
570-274-5606

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