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Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
Wednesday May 29th, 2019 :: 06:37 p.m. EDT


Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Severe Thunderstorm Warning in effect until 7:15 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...
Northern New Castle County in northern Delaware...
Cecil County in northeastern Maryland...
Southeastern Montgomery County in southeastern Pennsylvania...
Chester County in southeastern Pennsylvania...
Philadelphia County in southeastern Pennsylvania...
Delaware County in southeastern Pennsylvania...

* Until 715 PM EDT.

* At 621 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from Strasburg to near Bel Air North, moving east at 60

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, Wilmington, Newark, West Chester, Elkton, Calvert,
Chester, Coatesville, Yeadon, Westtown, Downingtown, Conshohocken,
Folcroft, Swarthmore, Elsmere, Kennett Square and New Castle.


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

A tornado watch remains in effect for the warned area. Tornadoes can
develop quickly from severe thunderstorms. Although a tornado is not
immediately likely, if one is spotted, act quickly and move to a
place of safety inside a sturdy structure such as a basement or small
interior room.

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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