Chester Springs, PA (19425)

1:25 PM EDT on July 28, 2016 (GMT -0400)
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Elev 472 ft 40.08 °N, 75.60 °W | Updated 50 seconds ago

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Feels Like 82 °F
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Pressure 29.90 in
Visibility 9.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 9000 ft
Heat Index 82 °F
Dew Point 71 °F
Humidity 76%
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Waning Crescent, 30% visible
METAR KPTW 281654Z AUTO 20004KT 9SM SCT090 31/19 A2991 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SW SLP123 T03110189
Pressure 29.90 in
Visibility 9.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 9000 ft
Heat Index 82 °F
Dew Point 71 °F
Humidity 76%
Rainfall in
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5:57 AM 8:20 PM
Waning Crescent, 30% visible
METAR KPTW 281654Z AUTO 20004KT 9SM SCT090 31/19 A2991 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SW SLP123 T03110189

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued: 1:24 PM EDT Jul. 28, 2016 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly NJ has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
northeastern New Castle County in northern Delaware...
central Chester County in southeastern Pennsylvania...
Delaware County in southeastern Pennsylvania...

* until 215 PM EDT

* at 124 PM EDT... a severe thunderstorm was located over
Marshallton... or near West Chester... moving east at 20 mph.

Hazard... 60 mph wind gusts.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... expect damage to roofs... siding... and trees.

* Locations impacted include...
Wilmington... West Chester... Chester... Westtown... Downingtown...
Swarthmore... Arden... Marshallton... Nether Providence township...
Chelsea... Elam... Cheyney... Drexel Hill... Talleyville... Lima...
Chester Township... Concordville... Gradyville...
Broomall and West Goshen.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.

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.


Lat... Lon 4001 7577 3995 7528 3983 7537 3980 7541
      3979 7541 3977 7546 3974 7547 3990 7580
time... Mot... loc 1724z 289deg 16kt 3992 7571

Tornado... possible
hail... <.75in
wind... 60mph


Jrk


1258 PM EDT Thu Jul 28 2016

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly NJ has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
central Chester County in southeastern Pennsylvania...

* until 145 PM EDT

* at 1255 PM EDT... a severe thunderstorm was located over
Downingtown... or 7 miles northwest of West Chester... moving east
at 35 mph.

Hazard... wind in excess of 58 mph.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... expect damage to roofs... sidings... and trees.

* Locations impacted include...
West Chester... Phoenixville... Coatesville... Downingtown...
Honey Brook... Chester Springs... Valley Forge... Marshallton...
Glenmoore... Pughtown... Paoli... Lionville-marchwood... Lionville...
West Goshen... Spring City... Malvern... South Coatesville... Modena...
Thorndale and Devon-Berwyn.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.

Intense thunderstorm lines can produce brief tornadoes and
widespread significant wind damage. Although a tornado is not
immediately likely... it is best to move to an interior room on the
lowest floor of a building. This storm may cause serious injury and
significant property damage.


Lat... Lon 4020 7558 4015 7552 4015 7550 4014 7551
      4012 7546 4009 7545 4009 7542 4006 7540
      3996 7548 3995 7552 3991 7584 4011 7591
time... Mot... loc 1655z 260deg 29kt 4001 7573

Hail... <.75in
wind... <50mph

jjm



Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 9:58 AM EDT Jul. 28, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect from 2 PM EDT this afternoon
through Friday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of Delaware... northeast Maryland... southern New
Jersey and southeast Pennsylvania... including the following
areas... in Delaware... Delaware beaches... inland Sussex... Kent
and New Castle. In northeast Maryland... Caroline... Cecil...
Kent MD... Queen Annes and Talbot. In southern New Jersey...
Atlantic... Atlantic coastal Cape May... Camden... Cape May...
coastal Atlantic... coastal ocean... Cumberland... Gloucester...
northwestern Burlington... ocean... Salem and southeastern
Burlington. In southeast Pennsylvania... Delaware... eastern
Chester... eastern Montgomery... Philadelphia... western Chester
and western Montgomery.

* From 2 PM EDT this afternoon through Friday evening

* scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop this
afternoon in the Delmarva and expand northward into southeastern
Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey through this evening. Some
of the thunderstorms will contain torrential rainfall and
result in a localized flash flood threat. Showers will become
more widespread late tonight into Friday and contain embedded
thunderstorms that could produce additional heavy rainfall over
the area.

* The axis of heaviest rain still remains uncertain. However, the
potential for localized rainfall amounts of 2 or more inches in
one hour will bring the risk for flash flooding particularly in
urban areas. Isolated rainfall amounts of 4 inches or more are
possible during this event where storms move repeatedly over
the same area.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.





Air Quality Alert
Issued: 3:45 PM EDT Jul. 27, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Air quality alert is in effect for Thursday July 28...

The Delaware valley regional planning commission has issued
a code Orange air quality alert Thursday for the Philadelphia
Metro area.

A code Orange air quality alert means that air pollution
concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for
sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children... people
suffering from asthma... heart disease or other lung
diseases... and the elderly. The effects of air pollution can
be minimized by avoiding strenuous activity or exercise outdoors.

For more information on ground-level ozone and fine
particles... visit www.Airnow.Gov.



345 PM EDT Wed Jul 27 2016

... Air quality alert is in effect for Thursday July 28...

The Delaware valley regional planning commission has issued
a code Orange air quality alert Thursday for the Philadelphia
Metro area.

A code Orange air quality alert means that air pollution
concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for
sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children... people
suffering from asthma... heart disease or other lung
diseases... and the elderly. The effects of air pollution can
be minimized by avoiding strenuous activity or exercise outdoors.

For more information on ground-level ozone and fine
particles... visit www.Airnow.Gov.


345 PM EDT Wed Jul 27 2016

... Air quality alert is in effect for Thursday July 28...

The Delaware valley regional planning commission has issued
a code Orange air quality alert Thursday for the Philadelphia
Metro area.

A code Orange air quality alert means that air pollution
concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for
sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children... people
suffering from asthma... heart disease or other lung
diseases... and the elderly. The effects of air pollution can
be minimized by avoiding strenuous activity or exercise outdoors.

For more information on ground-level ozone and fine
particles... visit www.Airnow.Gov.