Scattered Severe Thunderstorms Possible Tuesday in Western & Central Pennsylvania; Damaging Winds & Large Hail Main Risks

With locations like Allentown and Harrisburg off to their warmest start to a year on record, it should be no surprise we are facing the threat of severe thunderstorms in early April. The threat Tuesday will be in western and south central PA, in the form of damaging winds and hail. TIMING The daytime hours…

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Severe Storms, Snow Showers, & 40-60 MPH Wind Gusts Likely Thursday into Friday

We are about to get a taste of three seasons in the span of about 24 hours, beginning tomorrow (Halloween)! A low pressure system to our west is currently dumping significant amounts of snow on parts of the Midwest, meaning a rare white Halloween is likely as far east as Illinois and Michigan. Here in…

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Severe Thunderstorms Capable of Producing Damaging Winds & Isolated Tornadoes Tuesday

The past few days in the weather world have relatively been quiet. Tomorrow that will change as a widespread severe weather threat is expected. The Storm Prediction Center has placed about half of our state in Slight Risk or greater. A period of rain and severe thunderstorms is expected across western and central Pennsylvania tomorrow…

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Severe Storms to Bring Potential for Damaging Winds & Large Hail Thursday Afternoon

A weak cold front will sweep through Thursday, accompanied by the threat of some severe weather specifically in central and western PA. Storms are expected to fire near the Ohio border around or just before noon Thursday, followed by an east-southeast movement during the afternoon. Latest short range model guidance indicates locations in the state…

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Severe Thunderstorms Capable of Producing Damaging Winds, Large Hail, a few Tornadoes Possible Wednesday

Rinse, wash, and repeat. Tomorrow our area will once again be dealing with the potential for severe weather. This time around, the southern third of Pennsylvania stands the better chance of experiencing severe weather. We do expect much of tomorrow morning to be dry. The threat for severe thunderstorms will arrive in the afternoon hours.…

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Enhanced Risk For Severe Thunderstorms Tuesday; Threat of Damaging Winds, Hail & A Few Tornadoes

We know, severe thunderstorms are starting to get old and it’s only May! Much of the state is once again under an enhanced risk Tuesday, and areas of southern PA that don’t get hit Tuesday will likely see storms Wednesday. Tomorrow’s setup is very similar to last Thursday’s. A batch of moderate rain will move…

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Enhanced Threat of Severe Thunderstorms Thursday; Large Hail, Damaging Winds & Isolated Tornadoes Possible

The Storm Prediction Center has upgraded most of PA south of i-80 to an enhanced risk for severe storms Thursday. However, the severity of the threat all depends on how long we see showers and cloudy skies hang around Thursday morning. The longer we stay cool and cloudy, the shorter of a window these storms…

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Severe Thunderstorms Possible Thursday; Risk of Damaging Winds, Hail, & Isolated Tornadoes

After a very active severe weather day this past Sunday, the action looks to start up again towards the end of this week. A strong warm front will move through what is currently modeled to be a very unstable atmosphere Thursday afternoon and evening. Dynamics look to be conducive for the development of strong to…

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Severe Storm Potential in Central & Eastern PA Sunday; Threats Include Damaging Winds & Hail

It has been a while since we last discussed a widespread severe thunderstorm risk here in Pennsylvania. For the most part, severe activity will be concentrated in the Great Plains and Midwest for the next few weeks. Meanwhile, we will continue our unusually dry and sunny weather. Let’s just get Sunday out of the way…

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Strong to Severe Storms Expected Today Throughout Much of PA

Strong storms will move southeast in Northern PA this morning, making their way into the i-80 corridor by early afternoon. As these storms move southeast, one, possibly two lines will develop in Northwest PA in the afternoon and evening. Some locations in the slight risk area will receive potentially three rounds of storms, some of…

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