064  
WFUS51 KPHI 152026  
TORPHI  
PAC011-017-077-091-095-152100-  
/O.NEW.KPHI.TO.W.0001.180515T2026Z-180515T2100Z/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
TORNADO WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ  
426 PM EDT TUE MAY 15 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY NJ HAS ISSUED A  
 
* TORNADO WARNING FOR...  
NORTHEASTERN BERKS COUNTY IN EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA...  
NORTHWESTERN MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA...  
LEHIGH COUNTY IN EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA...  
NORTHWESTERN BUCKS COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA...  
SOUTHWESTERN NORTHAMPTON COUNTY IN EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA...  
 
* UNTIL 500 PM EDT.  
 
* AT 426 PM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO  
WAS LOCATED OVER SHOEMAKERSVILLE, OR 11 MILES NORTH OF READING,  
MOVING EAST AT 60 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...TORNADO AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED ROTATION.  
 
IMPACT...FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DANGEROUS TO THOSE CAUGHT WITHOUT  
SHELTER. MOBILE HOMES WILL BE DAMAGED OR DESTROYED.  
DAMAGE TO ROOFS, WINDOWS, AND VEHICLES WILL OCCUR. TREE  
DAMAGE IS LIKELY.  
 
* THIS DANGEROUS STORM WILL BE NEAR...  
READING, LAURELDALE AND LENHARTSVILLE AROUND 430 PM EDT.  
FLEETWOOD AROUND 435 PM EDT.  
KUTZTOWN, TOPTON AND LYONS AROUND 440 PM EDT.  
BECHTELSVILLE AROUND 445 PM EDT.  
BALLY, ZIONSVILLE AND ANCIENT OAKS AROUND 450 PM EDT.  
EAST GREENVILLE, GREEN LANE AND GERYVILLE AROUND 455 PM EDT.  
QUAKERTOWN AROUND 500 PM EDT.  
 
OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS TORNADIC THUNDERSTORM INCLUDE  
HARLEYSVILLE, COOPERSBURG, ALBURTIS, BOYERTOWN, COPLAY, FOUNTAIN  
HILL, FULLERTON, HOKENDAUQUA, RED HILL AND MACUNGIE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TAKE COVER NOW! MOVE TO A BASEMENT OR AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST  
FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF YOU ARE OUTDOORS, IN A  
MOBILE HOME, OR IN A VEHICLE, MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER  
AND PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.  
 
THIS CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS IS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING TORNADOES AND  
WIDESPREAD SIGNIFICANT WIND DAMAGE. DO NOT WAIT TO SEE OR HEAR THE  
TORNADO. FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST  
FLOOR OF A BUILDING.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4056 7610 4058 7605 4057 7602 4063 7600  
4065 7596 4072 7533 4026 7537 4040 7613  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2026Z 276DEG 54KT 4049 7601  
 
TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED  
HAIL...1.00IN  
 

 
 
SFJ  
 
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