Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Luzerne, Lackwanna counties

By Travis Kellar - | July 14th, 2016 1:59 pm

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for parts of Northeastern Pennsylvania.

The watch, which includes Luzerne and Lackawanna counties, is in effect until 7 p.m. tonight.

Showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop into the afternoon hours today. Some of those storms could produce gusty winds and heavy downpours.

Check back with the Times Leader for updates on any additional watches or warnings.

By Travis Kellar

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