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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Berks Under Flash Flood Watch Tuesday Afternoon

UPDATE 8/14/19 - The Flash Flood Watch has been cancelled. The National Weather Service Mount in Holly, NJ has issued a Flash Flood Watch for southeastern Pennsylvania and...

USGS Records Magnitude 1.0 Earthquake Near Grings Mill Park

According to the USGS, a small earthquake, magnitude 1.0, shook Berks County early Monday morning. The earthquake was recorded on July 29th at a depth of 2...

Magnitude 2.2 Earthquake Shakes Berks Near Blue Marsh

Residents of Wyomissing Hills and Spring Ridge inundated 911 operators Friday afternoon with reports of a possible explosion. After being dispatched to several locations, emergency crews from...

ARL Issues Code Red to Keep Pets Safe During Heat Wave

With temperatures and the heat index expected to reach 95 degrees or higher for a period of three days or longer, the ARL has enacted Code RED...

Berks County Under Excessive Heat Watch until Sunday

In addition to the Heat Advisory already issued by the National Weather Service this morning, the weather agency has also issued an Excessive Heat Watch for Friday...

Heat Advisory Issued for Berks County

On Wednesday 7/17/19, the National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for the cities of Washington, Morristown, Cape May Court House, Reading, Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton. The...

DEP Issues Code Orange Air Quality Alert for Berks

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has issued a code orange air quality alert Wednesday, July 10th 2019, for the Lehigh Valley/Berks County area. A code orange air...

How to Avoid Getting Caught in a Rip Current

To prepare folks as they plan to head to the beach for the 4th of July holiday, Dr. Greg Dusek, National Ocean Service Senior Scientist, recorded this...

Overnight Flooding Causes Damage to Roads, Cars, and Buildings

Heavy rain and flash flooding caused damage to homes, recreational facilities, and businesses all across Berks County Wednesday night. Responding to emergency calls throughout the night, fire...

National Weather Service Confirms Tornado in Morgantown

Pennsylvania saw its fair share of severe weather on Tuesday with several severe and Tornado warned across the state. Slowing moving eastward, Berks County began to see...
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