SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE PA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR… NORTHERN POTTER COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA… NORTHWESTERN TIOGA COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA…

* UNTIL 600 PM EDT

* AT 458 PM EDT… NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM. THE STORM WAS NEAR COUDERSPORT… MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH. THIS STORM IS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WIND GUSTS.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDED IN THE WARNING… DENTON HILL STATE PARK… HARRISON VALLEY AND WESTFIELD.

OTHER NOTABLE LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING… SKI DENTON SKI AREA.

THIS WILL IMPACT THE FOLLOWING MAJOR ROADS… ROUTE 6… STATE ROAD 449.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

DOPPLER RADAR HAS INDICATED SOME WEAK ROTATION WITHIN THIS STORM. WHILE NOT IMMEDIATELY LIKELY… A TORNADO MAY STILL DEVELOP. IF A TORNADO IS SPOTTED… ACT QUICKLY AND MOVE TO A PLACE OF SAFETY IN A STURDY STRUCTURE… SUCH AS A BASEMENT OR SMALL INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCE DAMAGE. MOVE INSIDE A PERMANENT BUILDING NOW TO BE SAFE FROM STRONG WIND GUSTS AND LARGE HAIL.

PLEASE REPORT HAIL… STRONG WINDS OR WIND DAMAGE TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE THROUGH TWITTER OR FACEBOOK.


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