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Northeastern Area Emergency Management
Thursday October 31st, 2019 :: 08:11 p.m. EDT

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 09:30PM

The National Weather Service in State College PA has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Northwestern Lancaster County in south central Pennsylvania... Schuylkill County in central Pennsylvania... Eastern Adams County in south central Pennsylvania... York County in south central Pennsylvania... Southeastern Dauphin County in south central Pennsylvania... Lebanon County in south central Pennsylvania...

* Until 930 PM EDT.

* At 804 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Fountain Springs to near Pine Grove to Harper Tavern to Royalton to near Lake Heritage, moving northeast at 50 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to trees, roofs, and siding.

* Locations impacted include... Lancaster, Harrisburg, York, Lebanon, Lower Allen, Hanover, Pottsville, Hershey, Colonial Park, Weigelstown, Elizabethtown, Columbia, Progress, Lititz, Middletown, Millersville, Mount Joy, Palmyra, New Cumberland and Tamaqua.

* AFFECTED AREAS: LEBANON, PA ... YORK, PA ... ADAMS, PA ... DAUPHIN, PA ... LANCASTER, PA ... SCHUYLKILL, PA

Instructions:

A Tornado Watch remains in effect until midnight EDT for south central and central 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. Torrential rainfall is occurring with these storms, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

Address/Location
Northeastern Area Emergency Management
5080 North Sherman Street Extension
Mount Wolf, PA 17347

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 717-577-1844

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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