Issued by NWS State College, PA
WFUS51 KCTP 251943
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
National Weather Service State College PA
243 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017
The National Weather Service in State College PA has issued a
* Tornado Warning for...
Northwestern Lancaster County in south central Pennsylvania...
Southeastern Lebanon County in south central Pennsylvania...
* Until 330 PM EST
* At 243 PM EST, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located over Mount Joy, moving northeast at 40 mph.
SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation.
IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed.
Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree
damage is likely.
* This dangerous storm will be near...
Manheim, Lititz, Mount Gretna Heights and Timber Hills around 250
Cornwall, Brickerville, Quentin, Lebanon South and Avon around 300
Myerstown, Kleinfeltersville, Schaefferstown, Newmanstown and
Richland around 310 PM EST.
Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include
Penryn, Mount Gretna, Avon Heights, Schoeneck, Reinholds and
This includes The Pennsylvania Turnpike from mile markers 261 to 281.
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, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter
and protect yourself from flying debris.
LAT...LON 4004 7649 4014 7662 4042 7632 4037 7623
4037 7622 4036 7621 4028 7610
TIME...MOT...LOC 1943Z 223DEG 33KT 4014 7647