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A strong thunderstorm will affect Summers & Mercer counties

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A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT SUMMERS AND MERCER COUNTIES THROUGH 945 PM EDT...

AT 843 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER OAKVALE...

MOVING NORTH AT 10 MPH. WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH AND HALF INCH HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM. VERY HEAVY RAINFALL AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING CAN BE EXPECTED WITH THIS THUNDERSTORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... PRINCETON... HINTON... ATHENS... PIPESTEM... AND CAMP CREEK.

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.

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