Thunderstorm Activity Update

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.A STRONG THUNDERSTORM IS AFFECTING THE AREA…
AT 416 PM EDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVERMOUNT GRETNA HEIGHTS…MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.
DIME SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITHTHIS STORM.
THIS STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR…  LEBANON…CORNWALL…SAND HILL AND QUENTIN AROUND 420 PM EDT.  MANHEIM…LEBANON SOUTH AND AVON AROUND 430 PM EDT.  LITITZ…ROTHSVILLE…NEWMANSTOWN…RICHLAND…BRICKERVILLE…SCHAEFFERSTOWN AND KLEINFELTERSVILLE AROUND 440 PM EDT.
OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS STORM INCLUDE BROWNSTOWN…FARMERSVILLE…PENRYN…AVON HEIGHTS…SCHOENECK…MOUNT GRETNA ANDREINHOLDS.
THIS INCLUDES THE PENNSYLVANIA TURNPIKE BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 260 AND283.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM…AND MAY LEADTO FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

Barn Fire in Leacock Twp

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Leacock Twp., Lancaster County, PA – Fire crews from all over LanChester were dispatched to West Newport Road near Muddy Run at 3:39 AM for a dairy barn fire. Crews are on scene. There is no word on the welfare of persons or livestock on the affected by the incident at this time.

 

Apparatus dispatched include:

ENGINE 39-2HOSE 43ENGINE 43-1TANKER 29ENGINE 48-2AIR 48RESCUE 48TANKER 41ENGINE 41-1TANKER 03ENGINE 44-5TANKER 44ENGINE 44-1FIREMARSHALL PSPTANKER 49ENGINE 47-2TANKER 39TANKER 62TRUCK 39ENGINE 31-1

 

 

 

SEVERE Thunderstorm Warning

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SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…  DELAWARE COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA…  NORTHERN NEW CASTLE COUNTY IN NORTHERN DELAWARE…  NORTHEASTERN CECIL COUNTY IN NORTHEAST MARYLAND…  EASTERN CHESTER COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA…
* UNTIL 700 PM EDT
* AT 619 PM EDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A  SEVERE THUNDERSTORM. THE STORM WAS NEAR KEMBLESVILLE…MOVING  NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH. THIS STORM IS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING  WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH.
* THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR…  KENNETT SQUARE AND ASHLAND AROUND 630 PM EDT…  ELAM AND TALLEYVILLE AROUND 640 PM EDT…  CHEYNEY AND WESTTOWN AROUND 645 PM EDT…  GRADYVILLE AND LIMA AROUND 650 PM EDT…  NEWTOWN SQUARE AND BROOMALL AROUND 655 PM EDT…  DREXEL HILL AROUND 700 PM EDT…
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…
THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM. IF YOU ARE IN ITS PATH…MOVE INDOORS TO ASTURDY BUILDING AND STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS. WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DOSO…REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT  OR TO THENATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.
A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM EDTTHURSDAY EVENING FOR DELAWARE AND NORTHEASTERN MARYLAND AND NEWJERSEY AND EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA.

Hurricane Arthur Update

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Arthur was upgraded to a Hurricane early this morning and is forecast to move past the North Carolina Outer Banks tonight. Hurricane Watches and Warnings, along with Tropical Storm Watches and Warnings, remain in effect from southeast Virginia to South Carolina. In addition to coastal flooding, dangerous rip currents will impact much of the East Coast through this weekend due to Hurricane Arthur.

FastAlert Status

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AT 558 PM EDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERETHUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60MPH. THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM PARADISETO NEAR ROCK SPRINGS…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…LANCASTER…MILLERSVILLE…WILLOW STREET…NEW HOLLAND…LEOLA…PARADISE…STRASBURG…QUARRYVILLE…GAP…TERRE HILL…WAKEFIELD…CHURCHTOWN…SAFE HARBOR…BAREVILLE…HOLTWOOD…SMITHVILLE…LEACOCK…SHENKS FERRY…LAMPETER AND INTERCOURSE.