Weather alert: Severe thunderstorm watch in York County

Tina Locurto
York Dispatch
In the United States, roughly 70 people die from lightning strikes each year.

York County is under a severe thunderstorm watch Wednesday, according to an alert from the National Weather Service. 

The hazardous weather alert covers central Pennsylvania and will be in effect until 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Showers and thunderstorms are expected to start after 2 p.m. Some storms could be severe with damaging winds, according to NWS.

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