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Posted on: May 20, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Strong thunderstorm warning . . .

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT NORTHWESTERN LANCASTER AND
CENTRAL YORK COUNTIES THROUGH 130 PM EDT...

At 1245 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
York, moving northeast at 40 mph.

HAZARD...Wind gusts up to 50 mph and penny size hail.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around
unsecured objects. Minor hail damage to vegetation
possible.

Locations impacted include...
Lancaster, York, Elizabethtown, Columbia, Lititz, Mount Joy, Manheim,
East Petersburg, Shiloh, East York, Leola, Stonybrook-Wilshire,
Salunga-Landisville, Maytown, Rothsville, Mountville, Manchester,
Hallam, Emigsville and Marietta.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building.

This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 700 PM EDT for south central
Pennsylvania.

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LAT...LON 3997 7668 3998 7677 4004 7679 4024 7638
4009 7616
TIME...MOT...LOC 1645Z 250DEG 35KT 4001 7672

MAX HAIL SIZE...0.75 IN
MAX WIND GUST...50 MPH

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