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Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
Tuesday August 6th, 2019 :: 12:43 p.m. EDT


Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Severe Thunderstorm Warning in effect until 1:15 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...
  Southeastern Montgomery County in southeastern Pennsylvania...
  Northwestern Philadelphia County in southeastern Pennsylvania...

* Until 115 PM EDT.

* At 1235 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Chestnut
  Hill, or near Philadelphia, moving northeast at 5 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, Conshohocken, Ambler, Jenkintown, Rockledge,
  Abington, Willow Grove, Plymouth Meeting, Germantown, Chestnut
  Hill, Horsham, West Conshohocken, Fort Washington, Blue Bell, Maple
  Glen, Glenside, Flourtown, Spring House, Oreland and Wyndmoor.


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

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