RAW VIDEO: Significant Storm Damage in Central PA

A severe line of thunderstorms swept across Pennsylvania Saturday, leaving damage behind in many areas due to wind gusts of 60-70 MPH. Check out this video below of damage near Altoona, PA.

2017 Solar Eclipse – Pennsylvania Max Coverage Times & Percentages

Finally, the 2017 Solar Eclipse is just about here! Weather conditions are looking good with mostly sunny skies expected. To view your location’s maximum coverage time and percentage, find your county and town below. The list is in alphabetical order by county. Please share this with your friends, as it covers over 300 locations! Adams County Gettysburg – 78.6% – 2:41 PM Carroll Valley – 79.1% – 2:41 PM McSherrystown – 78.4% – 2:41 PM Biglerville – 78.5% – 2:41 PM New Oxford – 78.3% – 2:41 PM Allegheny County Pittsburgh – 80.8% – 2:35 PM Bethel Park – 81.2%…

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Check Out This PA State Map for August 21st Eclipse Timing and Blockage Percentages

At this point we all know about the upcoming solar eclipse on August 21st. While the state of Pennsylvania is not in the path of totality, we will still see 70 – 83.4% sun blockage. Areas in Southwestern and Southcentral PA will see near and above 80% blockage. Northeastern PA will see the least amount of sun blockage. Check out this video for many more details including timing and city-by-city blockage percentages. The best time to view the eclipse will be at 2:42 PM. We highly recommend using protective glasses, which can be found on several websites for cheap. Share…

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RAW VIDEO: Tornado Flips Cars into Road in Maryland

A tornado tore through parts of Maryland’s Eastern Shore today, causing significant damage. The tornado occurred near Salisbury, MD, just west of Ocean City. A house was destroyed and cars were flipped. Check out the video below of the tornado flipping a vehicle through a parking lot. Be sure to watch until the end. Be sure to share this shocking video with your friends below!

First Total Solar Eclipse Since 1979 to Occur August 21st

For those that are unaware of what a solar eclipse is, it is when the moon passes between the sun and earth and blocks all or part of the sun for up to 3 hours. 38 years ago in 1979, was the last time the United States experienced a total solar eclipse. Unfortunately, the path of totality is not very wide, in fact, only about 70 or miles. For those areas that are in the path of totality, the daytime sky will immediately go to nighttime for about a couple minutes on Monday, the 21st of this month. Below is…

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TORNADO PHOTOS: View Photo Gallery of Friday’s Fulton County Tornado

Just before 6 PM Friday, a Tornado Warning was issued for a supercell thunderstorm in Fulton County. The county sits on the Maryland Line in Southcentral PA. The NWS State College Survey Team traveled to the area Saturday, and confirmed an EF-1 tornado took place. Maximum wind speeds were estimated to be between 95-105 MPH. The tornado occurred in Needmore, Southern Fulton County. Below is a gallery of photos displaying the event as it happened and the damage it left behind. Click a photo to enlarge it. Credit goes to Desiree Kendall, a follower from the area. Remember to share…

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Severe Storms Likely Friday Across Much of Pennsylvania

The Storm Prediction Center has labeled all of Western and Central PA in a Slight Risk for Friday. In addition, the majority of Eastern PA except the Philadelphia Area is under a Marginal Risk. Scattered strong to severe storms will develop Friday Afternoon and Evening and move north. Here is a future simulated radar image for 8 PM Friday Evening. At this point the majority of activity remains throughout Western PA and the mountains of Central PA. If you plan to be outdoors in these areas Friday Evening, we advise you to keep a close eye on the radar. As…

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Major Rainfall Amounts Expected Friday into Saturday, High Flash Flood Risk

A coastal storm will bring heavy rain to much of the state beginning Friday Afternoon. Rainfall will then intensify heading into Friday Night, lasting through Saturday Afternoon. Some areas will likely end up with nearly 5″ of rain along the Maryland Border. There may be pockets of over a half foot of rain where persistent banding occurs. Rain will begin in Southcentral PA around noon Friday, expanding to cover much of the southern half of PA by the evening. It will then become heavier heading into the night especially south of the turnpike. Here is what we expect the radar…

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Coastal Storm to Bring Significant Amounts of Rainfall Friday into Saturday

After the past couple days of dry and mostly sunny weather, we have our eyes turned to the weekend as a low pressure system will track just south of Pennsylvania during the day Friday and will transfer its energy to the coast Friday night. This coastal low will enhance precipitation across the state overnight Friday into Saturday morning. Below is our futurecast radar valid for 5:00 PM Friday and 8:00 PM Friday evening: PREDICTED RAINFALL TOTALS FRIDAY PM THROUGH SATURDAY PM: Timeline: Rainfall will begin from west to east beginning lunchtime Friday, lasting through the early morning hours of Saturday.…

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Severe Storms, Flooding Expected Thursday Night into Friday

Yet another round of severe storms is expected to impact the area Thursday Night into Friday. The NWS/NOAA Storm Prediction Center has already highlighted the threat of severe thunderstorms and flooding across Central and Eastern PA. Many communities in Central and Eastern PA are still recovering from torrential rainfall that occurred this past weekend. Some locations soaked up nearly 5″ of rain. Harrisburg International Airport recorded 4.27″ of rainfall in one hour, breaking the previous record of 4.00″ set in 1969. With another 1-3″ of rainfall expected Thursday Night into Friday throughout Southern and Eastern PA, flooding will be a…

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Serious Flooding Concern Continues for Many PA Counties

Significant to major flooding has taken place in several PA towns this evening, where as much as 3 to 6 inches of rain has fallen in these towns. Dauphin, York, and Lebanon counties were a few of the counties hit hardest. Roads were turned into rivers this evening, leaving motorists stranded. Below are images from this evening’s flooding in Dauphin county: Photos are courtesy of Sean Simmers and of pennlive.com Neighbor's trying to save vehicles in Middletown @PennLive pic.twitter.com/dsVJ0j3SsQ — Sean Simmers (@SeanSimmers) July 23, 2017 These same areas will likely see another several hour period of steady to heavy rain…

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RAW VIDEO: Possible Tornado in Lebanon County

Eye witness footage taken from Sarah Chapin O’Leary shows what looks like a tornado on the ground and then dissipates in Lebanon county earlier this evening. We have no damage reports as of 8:50 PM. See for yourself by viewing the video below:   Make sure to have our Facebook page liked for the latest>>>PA Weather Action on Facebook! Share the video with your friends and family by using the icons below!

Severe Weather Outbreak to Impact Pennsylvania this Weekend

Severe weather is expected to impact the state of Pennsylvania both Saturday and Sunday this weekend. The Storm Prediction Center has placed most of us under a SLIGHT RISK for severe weather both days. For Saturday, the primary threat will arrive in the afternoon hours and will carry over into the early morning hours of Sunday. The Storm Prediction Center has stated in their outlook that the main impacts from these storms will be damaging winds in excess of 60 MPH and large hail. Dynamics will be in place Saturday for the potential of  isolated tornadoes. Below is a look…

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Severe Weather Along with Dangerously Hot and Humid Conditions Expected Thursday

After another hot and humid day, we are tracking another round of severe weather expected for the state tomorrow and on top of it, some areas may even experience warmer temperatures than today! The primary severe weather threat is expected to arrive later in the day tomorrow, likely after 6 PM for our northwestern counties and will slowly drift southeastward throughout the remaining evening hours. As it does so, it is anticipated that the storms will weaken and eventually fall apart. Because of this many areas south and east of I-81 will remain dry tomorrow. Below is our short term…

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