York, Adams counties under tornado warning

Staff reports
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The National Weather Service issued a tornado warning for York and Adams Counties Wednesday afternoon. 

The warning is for northeastern Adams County and west-central York County and runs through 4 p.m. today, the weather service said. The warning comes after a severe thunderstorm formed over New Oxford, moving northeast.

If a tornado forms here's what you should do, according to the weather service:

  • Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building.
  • Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.

Flash flooding is also possible during the storm.

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