A weather front coming into our area from the west has triggered a Tornado watch for our region until 3 AM Monday morning.

From the National Weather Service in State College:


Tornado Watch Number 69

NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK

645 PM EDT Sun Apr 14 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of

Northern Maryland

Western New York


Northern West Virginia

Lake Erie

* Effective this Sunday night and Monday morning from 645 PM

until 300 AM EDT.

* Primary threats include...

A few tornadoes possible

Widespread damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely

SUMMARY...Fast-moving bands of storms will spread northeastward

across the region tonight. Adequate instability and very strong

shear will support the possibility of severe storms capable of

damaging winds and tornadoes.

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 100 statute miles

east and west of a line from 35 miles north northeast of Bradford PA

to 40 miles west of Hagerstown MD. For a complete depiction of the

watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU9).


REMEMBER...A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for

tornadoes and severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch

area. Persons in these areas should be on the lookout for

threatening weather conditions and listen for later statements

and possible warnings.

See https://www.weather.gov/ctp/ for more details.