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Pennsylvania under a severe thunderstorm watch until Sunday night

Posted on AllSides June 23rd, 2024
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A severe thunderstorm watch was issued by the National Weather Service on Sunday at 4:33 p.m. in effect until 10 p.m. for Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Lehigh, Monroe and Northampton counties. Lightning strikes the United States approximately 25 million times each year, with the bulk of these electrical discharges occurring during the summer months. Tragically, lightning claims the lives of about 20 individuals annually, as reported by the weather service. The risk of lightning-related incidents escalates as thunderstorms draw near, reaching its peak when the storm directly looms overhead. However, it...

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