Tornado Warning issued for Juniata and Perry counties

Update: The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Warning for the following Susquehanna Valley counties until 9:15 pm: Juniata CountyPerry County This dangerous storm will be near, New Bloomfield and Newport around 8:40PM EDT. Shermansdale and Duncannon around 9:00PM EDT. Other locations impacted by this tornado thunderstorm include Thompsontown, Port Royal, Landisburg and Mifflintown.Precautionary/ Preparedness actions: Take cover nowMove to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy buildingAvoid windowsIf you are outdoors, in a mobile home, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris. The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for the following Susquehanna Valley counties until 11 pm:Adams CumberlandDauphin Franklin JuniataLancasterLebanonMifflinPerryYorkThe WGAL News 8 Storm Team has made Thursday an Alert Day. between 6 pm and 11 pm If conditions are right, we could see a strong line of storms crossing the region from northwest to southeast. Areas from Harrisburg and points west and northwest have the greatest threat of severe weather. Areas east, south and southeast of Harrisburg have a lower threat of severe weather. The top threats are gusty winds and heavy downpours.Hail the size of quarters and a brief spin-up made are also possible. Stay with WGAL for updates on today’s weather.You can always see weather alerts in effect for your location here.Download the WGAL app.Sign up for severe weather emails.

Update: The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Warning for the following Susquehanna Valley counties until 9:15 pm:

  • Juniata County
  • Perry County

This dangerous storm will be near, New Bloomfield and Newport around 8:40PM EDT. Shermansdale and Duncannon around 9:00PM EDT.

Other locations impacted by this Tornadic Thunderstorm include Thompsontown, Port Royal, Landisburg and Mifflintown.

Precautionary/ Preparedness actions:

  • Take cover now
  • Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building
  • avoid windows
  • If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for the following Susquehanna Valley counties until 11 pm:

  • Adams
  • Cumberland
  • Dauphin
  • Franklin
  • Juniate
  • Lancaster
  • Lebanon
  • mifflin
  • perry
  • York

The WGAL News 8 Storm Team has made Thursday an Alert Day.

There is a threat for a round of strong to severe thunderstorms this evening, roughly between 6 pm and 11 pm

If conditions are right, we could see a strong line of storms crossing the region from northwest to southeast.

Areas from Harrisburg and points west and northwest have the greatest threat of severe weather.

Areas east, south and southeast of Harrisburg have a lower threat of severe weather.

The top threats are gusty winds and heavy downpours.

Hail the size of quarters and a brief spin-up made are also possible.

Stay with WGAL for updates on today’s weather.

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