SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
645 PM EDT WED APR 27 2011

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE PA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
NORTHERN BLAIR COUNTY IN CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA…
NORTHEASTERN CAMBRIA COUNTY IN CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA…
CAMERON COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA…
EASTERN CLEARFIELD COUNTY IN CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA…
SOUTHEASTERN ELK COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA…

NORTHWESTERN HUNTINGDON COUNTY IN CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA…
EASTERN MCKEAN COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA…
POTTER COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA…
WESTERN TIOGA COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA…
CENTRE COUNTY IN CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA…
NORTHWESTERN LYCOMING COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA…
WESTERN CLINTON COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA…

* UNTIL 745 PM EDT

* AT 640 PM EDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS. THESE SEVERE STORMS EXTENDED FROM OSWAYO TO PHILIPSBURG TO ALTOONA…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH. THESE STORMS ARE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL…AND DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH.

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR…
PINE GLEN AND MOSHANNON AROUND 650 PM EDT…
GENESEE AND PORT MATILDA AROUND 655 PM EDT…
SNOW SHOE AND TAMARACK AROUND 700 PM EDT…
ROCK SPRINGS AND PARK FOREST AROUND 705 PM EDT…
STATE COLLEGE AND PINE GROVE MILLS AROUND 710 PM EDT…
BOALSBURG AND BELLEFONTE AROUND 715 PM EDT…

THIS WILL IMPACT THE FOLLOWING CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA INTERSTATES… I-80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 122 AND 163…I-99 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 39 AND 85.

THIS WILL ALSO IMPACT THE FOLLOWING MAJOR ROADS…ROUTE 6…ROUTE 22…ROUTE 220…ALTERNATE ROUTE 220…ROUTE 322…STATE ROAD 26… STATE ROAD 45…STATE ROAD 120…STATE ROAD 350…STATE ROAD 449… STATE ROAD 453.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

THIS LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS HAS A HISTORY OF PRODUCING WIND DAMAGE. DO NOT STAY OUTDOORS.

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE WARNED AREA. IF A TORNADO IS SPOTTED…ACT QUICKLY AND MOVE TO A PLACE OF SAFETY INSIDE A STRONG BUILDING…SUCH AS A BASEMENT OR SMALL INTERIOR ROOM.

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 BY CALLING TOLL FREE…1 8 7 7 6 3 3 6 7 7 2.
A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM EDT WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA.


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