Thunderstorms to sweep through York County for start of weekend: Forecast

Anthony Maenza
York Dispatch

Heavy rainfall is expected Friday evening in York County according to the National Weather Service in State College. 

Thunderstorms with heavy rainfall rates between 1-2 inches per hour may produce isolated instances of flooding Friday evening into tonight. 

There is a 70% chance of heavy rainfall tonight with a low of 68 degrees. That chance of rain carries into Saturday morning.  

The National Weather Service forecast for next few days includes the following: 

Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Northeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible. 

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Saturday Night: A chance of showers before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 59. North wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. 

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 81. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph. 

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62. 

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 83. 

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66. 

Tuesday:  Sunny, with a high near 90. 

Tuesday Night:  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. 

Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 40%. 

Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%. 

— Reach Anthony Maenza at amaenza@yorkdispatch.com or @atmaenza on Twitter. 

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