Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Luzerne County

By Travis Kellar - | July 25th, 2016 3:17 pm

WILKES-BARRE — The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Luzerne County.

The watch is in effect until 8 p.m.

According to a hazardous weather outlook issued by the National Weather Service, scattered showers and thunderstorms will move into the area this afternoon and last into the evening. A few thunderstorms could become severe, and the main threat will be damaging winds and heavy rainfall.

A severe thunderstorm watch means conditions are favorable for severe thunderstorms to develop.

By Travis Kellar

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