Tornado watch issued for Central Pennsylvania

Tornado watch issued for Susquehanna Valley



>> N,OW THE WGAL NEWS 8 STORM TEAM FORECAST. ETHAN: WE DO HAVE A THREAT FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON INTO THE LATE EVENING HOURS. IF WE CAN GET SOME SUNSHINE. RITGH NOW, CLOUD COVER IS PRETTY THICK OUT THERE ACROSS THE SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY. THAT COULD LOWER THE RK. IF WE DO SEE PLENTIFUL SUNSHINE THIS AFTERNOON, THAT INCREASES THE RISK FOR STRONG POTENTIALLY SEVERE STORMS. 69 IN LEBANON. DEW POINTS IN THE LEROW 60’S. I EXPECT BREAKS IN THE CLOUDS AND A ROUND OF STRONG POTENTIALLY SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 80’S’ AS WE HEAD INTO THE EARLY OVERNIGHT HOURS, THE STORMS WILL END, WE WILL KEEP THE SKIES MOSTLY CLOUDY. RELIEF COMES TOMORROW, BUT NOT UNTIL LATERN ITHE DAY. HIGHS NEAR 90 DEGREES. WE COULD SEE AN ISOLATED THUNDERSHOWER BUT BYHE T EVENING, WE SHOULD SEE THE WEATHER TURNED LESS HUMID. THE ROUGH TIMEFRAME FOR THESE SEVERE STORMS WILL BE BETWEEN 6:00 AND 11:00. THE MAIN CONCERNS, HEAVY DOWNPOURS THAT COULD PRODUCE DAMAGING WINDS. ALSO COULD SEE SOMHAE IL THE SIZE OF QUARTERS. IF WE GET A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS THAT FORMS, WE COULD GET GOING SEGMENTS OF THE LINE AND THAT COULD LEAD IT TO A BRIEF SPIN UP TORNADO. THE HIGHEST WILL BE AROUND EVENING DRIVE TIME. AND JUST PAST SUNSET. BY MIDNIGHT, THE BULK OF THE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSHOWERS WILL BE O OUTF HERE AND IT SHOULD QUIET DOWN OVERNIGHT. THE TELLS THE STORY WHEN YOU LOOK AT THE TEMPERATURES, IT WAS 69 IN LEBANON. .73 HARRISBURG. WE ARE IN THE MID TO UPPER 80’S OFF TO THE WEST. LOOK AT THE DEW INPOTS. NOW IN THE MID 60’S, MAKING IT FEEL STICKY. THEL STICKY. AND DEW POINTS ARE IN THE 70’S TO THE WEST. THERE IS A WARM FRONT WORKING ITS WAY TO THE EAST. THAT WILL MAKE THE ATMOSPHERE MORE UNSTABLE, A LITTLE MORE JUICED FOR THESEHU TNDERSTORMS. WE ARE STARTING TO SEE A FEW ISOLATED STORMS POP UP TO THE EAST OF I-99. THE STORM ENERGWEY RE A WATCHING IS TOWARD BUFFALO AND OVER SOUTRN ONTARIO, RIGHT NOW OVER LAKE ERIE. WATCH WHAT HAPPENS HOUR-BY-HOUR ON THE PREDICTOR. 6:00, A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS FORMING OFF TO THE WEST, THEN MOVING INTO THE VALLEY AS WE HEAD THROUGH THE EVENING HOURS, AROUND SUNSET. BY 1001:, ETH THREAT ENDS. THAT DOES NOT MOVEHR TOUGH UNTIL WE HEAD INTO FRIDAY. IT IS A AKWE FRONT. WE WILL START TO SEE THE RELIEF FROM THE HIGHER HUMIDITY AND HEAT AS WE HEAD INTO FRIDAY EVENING. IT WILBEL A PLEASANT FATHER’S DAYEE WKEND, JETUNEENTH WEEKEND OUT THERE ACROSS THE REGION. STEAMY AND STICKY TOMORROW AND THEN COMFORTABLE FOR THE WEEKEND AHEAD. KEEP YOUR EYES TO THE IESKS AS WE HEAD ROTHUGH THIS EVENING BETWEEN 6:00 AND 11:00 FOR THE STRONGER THUNDERSTORMS. BY SATUR

Tornado watch issued for Susquehanna Valley

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. There is still uncertainty, as the round of thunderstorms hasn’t formed yet. If afternoon cloud cover holds, the severe weather threat would be lower. Lots of sunshine would increase the threat for stronger thunderstorms. If the storms come later in the day, they would likely be weaker with the loss of the heating from the sun. 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 tornado 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.

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.

There is still uncertainty, as the round of thunderstorms hasn’t formed yet. If afternoon cloud cover holds, the severe weather threat would be lower. Lots of sunshine would increase the threat for stronger thunderstorms.

If the storms come later in the day, they would likely be weaker with the loss of the heating from the sun.

What to expect Thursday

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.

Severe weather threats

Stay with WGAL for updates on today’s weather.

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