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Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Expires 7:15 PM EDT on August 17, 2018
Statement as of 6:23 PM EDT on August 17, 2018

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly NJ has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
Berks County in eastern Pennsylvania...
central Lehigh County in eastern Pennsylvania...

* until 715 PM EDT.

* At 622 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from Strausstown to near Wernersville, moving northeast
at 35 mph.

Hazard... 60 mph wind gusts.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... damage to roofs, siding, trees, and power lines is
           possible.

* Locations impacted include...
Allentown, reading, Wyomissing, Birdsboro, Kutztown, Hamburg,
Fleetwood, Sinking Spring, Laureldale, Womelsdorf, Wernersville,
Newmanstown, Topton, Leesport, Shoemakersville, Bernville, Lyons,
Strausstown, Lenhartsville and New Morgan.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

In addition to damaging winds, frequent cloud to ground lightning is
occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately. Remember, if
you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.

Torrential rainfall is occurring with these storms, and may lead to
flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.


Lat... Lon 4052 7635 4052 7625 4058 7605 4057 7602
      4065 7598 4070 7583 4076 7572 4078 7565
      4060 7553 4040 7565 4015 7589 4036 7621
      4037 7623 4049 7643
time... Mot... loc 2222z 229deg 30kt 4049 7622 4037 7612

Hail... <.75in
wind... 60mph


Jrk


Severe Thunderstorm Watch

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on August 17, 2018
Statement as of 6:03 PM EDT on August 17, 2018

Severe Thunderstorm Watch 340 remains in effect until 1100 PM EDT

PA
. Pennsylvania counties included are

Berks Bradford Carbon
Columbia Lackawanna Lehigh
Luzerne Lycoming Monroe
Montour Northampton Northumberland
Pike Schuylkill Snyder
Sullivan Susquehanna Union
Wayne Wyoming




Special Statement

Expires 6:45 PM EDT on August 17, 2018
Statement as of 6:18 PM EDT on August 17, 2018

... A line of strong thunderstorms will affect central Berks County...

At 616 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from near Strausstown to near Womelsdorf.
Movement was northeast at 30 mph.

Winds up to 45 mph are possible with these storms.

These storms will be near...
Wernersville and Robesonia around 620 PM EDT.
Sinking Spring, Bernville and Strausstown around 625 PM EDT.
Wyomissing and Spring Ridge around 630 PM EDT.
Reading, Laureldale, Leesport and Fairview hgts around 635 PM EDT.
Hamburg and Shoemakersville around 640 PM EDT.
Fleetwood and Lenhartsville around 645 PM EDT.

Other locations impacted by these storms include Wyomissing Hills,
West Lawn, Whitfield, West Reading, Centerport, West Wyomissing and
Shillington.

Torrential rainfall and frequent cloud to ground lightning are
occurring with these storms. Localized flooding is possible in poor
drainage areas. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

These storms 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.

Lat... Lon 4052 7634 4052 7625 4058 7605 4057 7602
      4063 7600 4066 7594 4040 7571 4027 7608
      4036 7621 4037 7623 4049 7643
time... Mot... loc 2216z 229deg 30kt 4047 7625 4034 7615


Jrk

618 PM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018

... A line of strong thunderstorms will affect central Berks County...

At 616 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from near Strausstown to near Womelsdorf.
Movement was northeast at 30 mph.

Winds up to 45 mph are possible with these storms.

These storms will be near...
Wernersville and Robesonia around 620 PM EDT.
Sinking Spring, Bernville and Strausstown around 625 PM EDT.
Wyomissing and Spring Ridge around 630 PM EDT.
Reading, Laureldale, Leesport and Fairview hgts around 635 PM EDT.
Hamburg and Shoemakersville around 640 PM EDT.
Fleetwood and Lenhartsville around 645 PM EDT.

Other locations impacted by these storms include Wyomissing Hills,
West Lawn, Whitfield, West Reading, Centerport, West Wyomissing and
Shillington.

Torrential rainfall and frequent cloud to ground lightning are
occurring with these storms. Localized flooding is possible in poor
drainage areas. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

These storms 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.

Lat... Lon 4052 7634 4052 7625 4058 7605 4057 7602
      4063 7600 4066 7594 4040 7571 4027 7608
      4036 7621 4037 7623 4049 7643
time... Mot... loc 2216z 229deg 30kt 4047 7625 4034 7615


Jrk


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