SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 835
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
245 PM EDT SUN SEP 4 2011
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 PM EDT
FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS
PENNSYLVANIA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE
BRADFORD... CLINTON... COLUMBIA... LACKAWANNA... LUZERNE... LYCOMING... MONTOUR... NORTHUMBERLAND... PIKE... SULLIVAN... SUSQUEHANNA... TIOGA... UNION... WAYNE... WYOMING...
PennDOT says starting Tuesday... there will be a short term driving lane closure for Interstate 80 westbound from mile marker 223 to 221. The agency's Rick Mason says the closure is expected to be in effect through Friday afternoon.
A week after Hurricane Irene visited the northeast U.S.... the America Red Cross is still out in the field doing whatever they need to do to provide relief. Deanna Hollenbach of the Danville Chapter says more than 4,000 Red Cross workers continue to operate shelters in eight states... serving meals... hand out relief supplies and offer emotional support as people affected by the storm begin to recover. Now... attention is turned to Katia now swirling in the Caribbean... with the National Hurricane Center placing it a couple of hundred miles of the U.S. Mainland.