989  
WUUS51 KCTP 030101  
SVRCTP  
PAC013-021-030145-  
/O.NEW.KCTP.SV.W.0121.181003T0101Z-181003T0145Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA  
901 PM EDT TUE OCT 2 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE PA HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
SOUTHERN BLAIR COUNTY IN CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA...  
CENTRAL CAMBRIA COUNTY IN CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA...  
 
* UNTIL 945 PM EDT.  
 
* AT 900 PM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR LORETTO,  
MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 25 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS, SIDING, AND TREES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
ALTOONA, HOLLIDAYSBURG, EBENSBURG, PORTAGE, ROARING SPRING,  
MARTINSBURG, LAKEMONT, CRESSON, GALLITZIN, CLAYSBURG, LORETTO,  
WILLIAMSBURG, DUNCANSVILLE, LILLY, SANKERTOWN, HORSESHOE CURVE, SKI  
GAP, ROYER, CANOE CREEK STATE PARK AND EAST FREEDOM.  
 
THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 99 FROM MILE MARKERS 17 TO 34.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE WARNED AREA. TORNADOES CAN  
DEVELOP QUICKLY FROM SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS. ALTHOUGH A TORNADO IS NOT  
IMMEDIATELY LIKELY, IF ONE IS SPOTTED, ACT QUICKLY AND MOVE TO A  
PLACE OF SAFETY INSIDE A STURDY STRUCTURE SUCH AS A BASEMENT OR SMALL  
INTERIOR ROOM.  
 
FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A  
BUILDING.  
 

 
 
A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 PM EDT FOR SOUTH CENTRAL  
AND CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA.  
 
LAT...LON 4026 7833 4030 7843 4029 7844 4027 7844  
4040 7879 4057 7872 4048 7818 4025 7829  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0100Z 288DEG 20KT 4046 7866  
 
HAIL...<.75IN  
WIND...60MPH  
 

 
 
MARTIN  
 
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