SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING (Potter, McKean, Elk)

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning.

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
1015 PM EDT TUE MAY 28 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE PA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  NORTH CENTRAL ELK COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA...
  MCKEAN COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA...
  NORTHERN POTTER COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA...
  WARREN COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA...

* UNTIL 1130 PM EDT

* AT 1012 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS. THESE SEVERE STORMS EXTENDED FROM
  WESTON MILLS TO BRADFORD TO GRAND VALLEY...MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.
  THESE STORMS ARE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF
  60 MPH. 

* LOCATIONS INCLUDED IN THE WARNING...
  KANE...WARREN...CHAPMAN STATE PARK...COLUMBUS...CORYVILLE...
  COUDERSPORT...CROSBY...CYCLONE...ENTERPRISE...GARLAND...GENESEE...
  HARRISON VALLEY...JAMES CITY...KEATING SUMMIT...KINZUA BRIDGE STATE
  PARK...KINZUA DAM...LOTTSVILLE...LUDLOW...MARSHBURG AND NORWICH.

OTHER NOTABLE LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING... SKI DENTON SKI AREA AND
UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH - BRADFORD.

THIS WILL IMPACT THE FOLLOWING MAJOR ROADS...ROUTE 6...ROUTE 62...
ROUTE 219...STATE ROAD 46...STATE ROAD 59...STATE ROAD 66...STATE
ROAD 446...STATE ROAD 449.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

DOPPLER RADAR HAS INDICATED SOME WEAK ROTATION WITHIN THESE STORMS.
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.

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

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