Friday, April 19, 2013
A strong cold front is expected to move through east central and Northeast Pennsylvania tonight, bringing heavy rain and a chance of thunderstorms.
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for more than 30 eastern Pennsylvania counties—including the Lehigh Valley—until 11 tonight. A strong cold front is expected to move through east central and Northeast Pennsylvania tonight, bringing with it heavy rain and possible thunderstorms, the Weather Service says. It is expected to be breezy with wind gusts of up to 39 mph. The weather service says the chance of rain is 100 percent, with three-quarters-of-an-inch of precipitation anticipated.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch until 7 p.m. for Lehigh, Northampton and surrounding counties as strong storms move into our area
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Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Be alert for strong storms and high winds through this evening as a cold front moves through the Lehigh Valley. We're under a tornado watch until 7 p.m., which means there's a chance that tornadoes could form, according to the National Weather Service. A wind advisory is in effect until midnight. An inch or more of rain is expected to fall before storms clear out and make way for a sunny day tomorrow.
Friday, June 1, 2012
Northampton County is under a tornado watch until 2 a.m. Saturday, according to the National Weather Service.
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Northampton and Lehigh counties until 2 a.m. Saturday. A flash flood watch is also in effect until 8 a.m. Saturday. There is a potential for strong to severe thunderstorms as a cold front enters the region, the NWS says in a special weather statement. Any stronger thunderstorm could be capable of producing locally damaging winds and hail. In addition, heavy rain could cause localized, but brief, flooding. Rainfall amounts could total one to one and a half inches. Greater amounts -- up to two and a half inches -- is possible with the stronger storms. At this time, the greater chance for a severe thunderstorm appears to be across Delaware and Maryland -- and possibly southeastern …
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
Approaching storms could produce strong, gusty winds, hail and possibly a tornado while moving east.
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Northampton County until 8 this evening. A statement from the weather service said at 1 p.m., thunderstorms were already forming in central and northwest portions of the state and were expected to increase in intensity while moving east. The statement said some of these storms could produce strong, gusty winds, hail and possibly a tornado while moving east. Patch will monitor developments and will report updates as warranted.