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Posted on: May 20, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service State College PA
233 PM EDT Fri May 20 2022

The National Weather Service in State College PA has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
Northern Lancaster County in south central Pennsylvania...

* Until 315 PM EDT.

* At 232 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over
Salunga-Landisville, moving east at 45 mph.

HAZARD...70 mph wind gusts and penny size hail.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to
mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.

* This severe thunderstorm will be near...
Lititz and Rothsville around 240 PM EDT.
Ephrata, Akron and New Holland around 250 PM EDT.
Terre Hill, Adamstown and Churchtown around 300 PM EDT.

Other locations impacted by this severe thunderstorm include
Smoketown, Washington Boro, Bowmansville, Penryn and Fivepointville.

This includes The Pennsylvania Turnpike from mile markers 265 to 295.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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

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LAT...LON 4010 7594 4008 7594 3997 7650 3999 7650
4002 7653 4018 7658 4025 7641 4025 7631
4031 7615 4014 7587
TIME...MOT...LOC 1832Z 252DEG 49KT 4009 7644

TORNADO...POSSIBLE
THUNDERSTORM DAMAGE THREAT...CONSIDERABLE
HAIL THREAT...RADAR INDICATED
MAX HAIL SIZE...0.75 IN
WIND THREAT...RADAR INDICATED
MAX WIND GUST...70 MPH


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