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The original item was published from 8/17/2022 2:53:39 PM to 8/17/2022 3:20:03 PM.

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Posted on: August 17, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Severe Thunderstorm Warning . . .

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT NORTHWESTERN LANCASTER COUNTY
THROUGH 315 PM EDT...

At 247 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Mount Joy, moving south at 5 mph.

HAZARD...Wind gusts up to 55 mph and nickel size hail.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around
unsecured objects. Minor hail damage to vegetation
possible.

Locations impacted include...
Lancaster, Columbia, Millersville, Mount Joy, Manheim, East
Petersburg, Salunga-Landisville, Maytown, Mountville, Marietta,
Wrightsville, Rheems, Penryn, Washington Boro, Franklin And Marshall
College and Millersville University.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building.

This storm 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.

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LAT...LON 4001 7652 4005 7654 4004 7657 4005 7659
4020 7655 4022 7649 4022 7636 4000 7631
TIME...MOT...LOC 1847Z 000DEG 6KT 4014 7648

MAX HAIL SIZE...0.88 IN
MAX WIND GUST...55 MPH

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