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:
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
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
Western New York
Northern West Virginia
* 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.