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Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
Tuesday July 3rd, 2018 :: 06:27 p.m. EDT


Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Severe Thunderstorm Warning in effect until 7PM.  High winds, heavy rain, and frequent lightning possible.  Seek shelter.

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... 
  southwestern Philadelphia County in southeastern Pennsylvania... 
  east central Delaware County in southeastern Pennsylvania... 

* until 700 PM EDT.

* At 617 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Gloucester
  City, and is nearly stationary.

  Hazard... 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

  Source... radar indicated.

  Impact... minor damage to vehicles is possible. Wind damage to 
           roofs, siding, trees, and power lines is possible.

* Locations impacted include... 
  Philadelphia, Camden, Folcroft, Paulsboro, Ben Franklin bridge,
  Darby Township, south Philadelphia, Philadelphia International
  Airport, Norwood, Sharon Hill and Colwyn.

Precautionary/preparedness actions... 

In addition to large hail and damaging winds, frequent cloud to
ground lightning is occurring with this storm. Move indoors
immediately. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough
to be struck by lightning.

Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to
flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

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Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
240 Spring Garden St
Philadelphia, PA 19123

Emergency: 9-1-1

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