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A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT CENTRAL CHESTER COUNTY

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A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT CENTRAL CHESTER COUNTY…

At 302 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located over New Holland,
moving east at 20 mph.

Winds up to 40 mph are possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include…
Coatesville, Downingtown, Kennett Square, Oxford, Parkesburg, West
Grove, Honey Brook, Elverson, Homeville, Cochranville, Glenmoore,
Mount Vernon, Atglen, South Coatesville, Avondale, Christiana,
Modena, Thorndale and Toughkenamon.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may cause
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.