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Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
Wednesday May 29th, 2019 :: 05:58 p.m. EDT


Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Severe Thunderstorm Warning in effect until 6:30 PM.  High winds, heavy rain, and frequent lightning possible.  Seek shelter.

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly NJ has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
Northeastern New Castle County in northern Delaware...
Southeastern Berks County in eastern Pennsylvania...
Southern Montgomery County in southeastern Pennsylvania...
Chester County in southeastern Pennsylvania...
Philadelphia County in southeastern Pennsylvania...
Delaware County in southeastern Pennsylvania...

* Until 630 PM EDT.

* At 548 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Churchtown,
or 8 miles east of New Holland, moving east at 55 mph.

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

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Minor damage to vehicles is possible. Wind damage to
roofs, siding, trees, and power lines is possible.

* Locations impacted include...
Philadelphia, West Chester, Norristown, Chester, Pottstown,
Phoenixville, West Norriton, East Norriton, Coatesville, Yeadon,
Westtown, Downingtown, Conshohocken, Hatboro, Folcroft, Ambler,
Swarthmore, Kennett Square, Collegeville and Royersford.


A tornado watch remains in effect until 800 PM EDT for northern
Delaware...southern New Jersey...and eastern and southeastern

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a

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Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
240 Spring Garden St
Philadelphia, PA 19123

Emergency: 9-1-1

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