Severe weather could bring flooding to parts of central Pa.

Severe weather could bring flooding to parts of central Pennsylvania



8 STORM TEAM GOOD MORNING. YES THE IMPACT DAY TODAY BECAUSE WE HAVE A FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM UNTIL 11 PM. SO HEAVY RAIN IS POSSIBLE TODAY. IT’S GOING TO BE A STICKY END TO THE WEEKEND A HOT AND HUMID WEEKEND. WE’RE LOOKING AT 80S ON SATURDAY 90 BY SUNDAY. HERE’S OUR NEWS 8 STORM TEAM FORECAST TODAY AND MIX OF CLOWNS AND SUNSHINE THIS MORNING STICKY OUT THERE TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE 70S BY 9 O’CLOCK THIS AFTERNOON. WE’LL SEE INCREASING CLOUDS COUPLE OF THUNDERSTORMS AROUND BUT TO THINK THE HEAVIEST STORMS WILL COME LATE THIS AFTERNOON. INTO THE EVENING, AND WE ALSO HAVE THAT FLOOD WATCH THAT GOES INTO EFFECT. HENCE THE IMPACT PERIODS THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING, SO WE’RE GOING TO BE WANTING FOR HEAVY RAIN, ESPECIALLY A LONG AND WEST OF THE SUSQUEHANNA RIVER TONIGHT STILL SOME PERIODS OF RAIN FLOOD WATCHES IN EFFECT UNTIL 11PM. SO I’LL LET THAT IMPACT PERIOD EXPIRE THEN 64 TO 68 DEGREES. IT WILL BE STICKY TONIGHT TOMORROW. MOSTLY CLOUDY SHOWERS SLOWLY WIND DOWN THROUGHOUT THE DAY, BUT WE DON’T SEE CLEARING UNTIL LATE. SO THAT’S WHY I THINK WE’RE GONNA BE STUCK IN THE 70S. OUR HIGHS TOMORROW LITTLE BREAK FROM THE HEAT RIGHT NOW LIVE IN YORK COULDN’T ASK FOR PRETTIER MORNING. IT’S BEAUTIFUL OUT THERE RIGHT NOW CURRENT TEMPERATURE IS 65-68 IN HARRISBURG 64 IN LEBANON AND 68 DEGREES IN SELINSGROVE DEW POINTS. THEY’RE NOT TOO BAD TO TAKE TYPICAL FOR THIS TIME OF THE YEAR AROUND 60. IT’S A LITTLE MUGGIER THAN IT HAS BEEN BUT NOT UNBEARABLE AS HUMIDITY GOES WHETHER IN HEALTH CHECK POLLEN LEVELS ARE LOW AIR QUALITY IS MODERATE TODAY UV INDEX MODERATE WITH A BURN TIME OF 40 CHECKING MINUTES. SUPER DOPPLER 8 NO RANGES YET JUST SOME CLOUDS COMING IN ON THE SATELLITE PICTURE. WHAT WE’RE FOLLOWING THIS IS OFFSHORE LOW HERE AND THEN A COLD FRONT COMING IN FROM THE WEST SO THOSE TWO THINGS INTERACT AND SQUEEZE SOME RAIN RIGHT ON TOP OF US IN THE SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY THIS AFTERNOON. HERE’S A LOOK AT OUR SEVERE WEATHER RISK TODAY NOTICE MAINLY ALONG AND WEST OF THE SUSQUEHANNA RIVER. THAT’S WHERE NOT ONLY WE WILL HAVE THE HEAVIEST RAIN, BUT WE COULD ALSO HAVE SOME STORMS THAT PRODUCE GUSTY WIND. SO DAMAGING WINDS HEAVY RAIN. THOSE ARE OUR MAIN THREATS TODAY LARGE HAIL THE SIZE OF QUARTERS. THAT’S A LITTLE BIT LOWER AND EVEN IN LOW ISOLATED TORNADO THREAT, BUT CAN’T RULE IT OUT TODAY. SO LET’S CHECK OUR PREDICTOR MORNING DRY AFTERNOON EARLY AFTERNOON LOOKS DRY. BUT THEN WE GET THESE SCATTERED SHOWERS THUNDERSTORMS THAT FORM UP SKIES LATE IN THE DAY AS WE HEAD INTO FRIDAY. A BITTER LUCK BIT WITH THE SUNSHINE. I THINK IT’S GOING TO CLEAR OUT IN THE AFTERNOON TYPICAL JUNE DAY WARM AND A BIT STICKY LOOKING GOOD WITH A HIGH OF 84 ON FRIDAY NOW GETS WARMER GETS MORE HUMID FOR THE WEEKEND 88 SATURDAY 90 ON SUNDAY COLD FRONT COMES THROUGH MONTE OUR HIGHS BY ABOUT 10 DEGREES AND LOWERS THAT HUMIDITY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK, BUT FOR TODAY AGAIN, OUR PRIMARY CONCERN IS GOING TO BE THAT HEAVY RAIN FROM ANY THUNDERSTORMS THAT FOR

Severe weather could bring flooding to parts of central Pennsylvania

Heavy rain could cause flooding in parts of central Pennsylvania on Wednesday. ” Ferreira. “We’re going to be watching for heavy rain along the west of the Susquehanna River.” much of Pennsylvania under a marginal risk of severe weather for Wednesday. Possible severe weather types could include: Medium risk: damaging winds.Medium risk: heavy rain.Low risk: large hail.Low risk: isolated tornado.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.

Heavy rain could cause flooding in parts of central Pennsylvania on Wednesday.

“This afternoon, we’ll see increasing clouds, a couple of thunderstorms around but I think the heaviest storms will come late this afternoon, into this evening,” said WGAL Meteorologist Christine Ferreira. “We’re going to be watching for heavy rain along the west of the Susquehanna River.”

Flood watch

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch between 2 pm to 11 pm for the following counties:

  • Adams
  • Cumberland
  • Franklin
  • Juniata
  • Mifflin
  • Perry
  • Snyder
  • Exactly

Other severe weather threats

The Storm Prediction Center has placed much of Pennsylvania under a marginal risk of severe weather for Wednesday. Possible severe weather types could include:

  • Medium risk: damaging winds.
  • Medium risk: heavy rain.
  • Low risk: large hail.
  • Low risk: isolated tornado.

Stay with WGAL for updates on today’s weather.

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