067  
WWUS81 KPBZ 292042  
SPSPBZ  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA  
442 PM EDT WED MAY 29 2024  
 
PAZ022-073-077-292130-  
ARMSTRONG PA-WESTMORELAND PA-INDIANA PA-  
442 PM EDT WED MAY 29 2024  
   
..A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT SOUTHWESTERN INDIANA
 
CENTRAL  
WESTMORELAND AND SOUTH CENTRAL ARMSTRONG COUNTIES THROUGH 530 PM  
EDT...  
 
AT 441 PM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR  
APOLLO, MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH AND PENNY SIZE HAIL.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...GUSTY WINDS COULD KNOCK DOWN TREE LIMBS AND BLOW AROUND  
UNSECURED OBJECTS. MINOR HAIL DAMAGE TO VEGETATION IS  
POSSIBLE.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
HOMER CITY, BLAIRSVILLE, BLACK LICK, NORTH APOLLO, AVONMORE, ORCHARD  
HILLS, SALTSBURG, WEST LEBANON, SLICKVILLE, LUCERNE MINES, AND  
JACKSONVILLE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
IF OUTDOORS, CONSIDER SEEKING SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING.  
 
CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF WEAK, BRIEF FUNNEL  
CLOUDS. THIS TYPE OF FUNNEL CLOUD IS HARMLESS, BUT ON RARE OCCASIONS  
THEY CAN BRIEFLY TOUCH DOWN, PRODUCING WIND GUSTS OVER 50 MPH. IF A  
FUNNEL CLOUD IS SPOTTED MOVE INDOORS AND REPORT YOUR SIGHTING TO THE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4057 7911 4056 7912 4048 7916 4045 7919  
4041 7921 4036 7926 4047 7959 4065 7953  
4060 7910  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2041Z 285DEG 19KT 4055 7947  
 
MAX HAIL SIZE...0.75 IN  
MAX WIND GUST...40 MPH  
 

 
 
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