721  
WWUS81 KPBZ 140449  
SPSPBZ  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA  
1249 AM EDT SAT SEP 14 2019  
 
PAZ007-008-013-140530-  
VENANGO-LAWRENCE-MERCER-  
1249 AM EDT SAT SEP 14 2019  
 
...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING GUSTY WIND AND  
HEAVY RAIN WILL AFFECT MERCER...NORTHWESTERN VENANGO AND NORTHERN  
LAWRENCE COUNTIES...  
 
AT 1247 AM EDT, RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED  
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR SHARPSVILLE TO NEAR CANFIELD.  
MOVEMENT WAS NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH.  
 
WIND GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
NEW CASTLE... HERMITAGE...  
SHARON... GROVE CITY...  
SHARPSVILLE... GREENVILLE...  
FARRELL... NEW WILMINGTON...  
OAKWOOD... NEW CASTLE NORTHWEST...  
MERCER... PULASKI...  
 
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...  
INTERSTATE 79 IN PENNSYLVANIA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 109 AND 138.  
INTERSTATE 80 IN PENNSYLVANIA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 0 AND 24.  
INTERSTATE 376 IN PENNSYLVANIA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 4 AND 14.  
 
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL ALSO IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS AND MAY CAUSE  
LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED  
ROADWAYS.  
 
FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.  
SEEK SAFE SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.  
 
LAT...LON 4158 7985 4099 8017 4095 8052 4149 8052  
4149 8001 4157 7989  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0447Z 244DEG 35KT 4130 8056 4099 8079  
 

 
 
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