Our area is now under a Severe Thunderstorm Warning (until 3:30 pm), a tornado watch (until 8 pm) and a flash flood watch (until 2 am), all of which are issued by the National Weather Service. At about 10 minutes after 3 pm, a severe thunderstorm cell is moving roughly east toward Hellertown and Lower Saucon Township. The NWS reports that this storm has produced 2-inch-diameter hail and 70 mph wind gusts. Expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect considerable tree damage.
East bound lane of Millport Road between Highlands Drive and SR501
S. Oak Street, from Fruitville Pike to Sunhill Road
Park Hill Drive, from Bucknoll Road to W. Sunhill Road
Sego Sago Road from Fairland Road to Green Acre Road
Green Acre Road, from Longenecker Road to Water Edge Road
The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for Central Pennsylvania effective at 2:00pm and lasting until 10:00pm. An elevated risk for severe weather and flash flooding exists for our area for the remainder of today and Wednesday, 5/29.
The Derry Township Emergency Management Agency asks that all residents remain vigilant for changing weather conditions particularly those persons engaging in outdoor activities. ###
The south bound lanes of Bethlehem Pike (Route 309) remain closed between Trewigtown Road and Advance Lane while repair work is being performed. The north bound lanes have been reopened. Please continue to use caution driving through this area.
NTPD is currently investigating a two vehicle collision involving a motorcycle that occurred on 5/27/19 around 5:50 PM in the area of Lewisberry Rd. and Old Trail Rd. Two riders on the motorcycle were transported to the hospital with significant injuries. The driver of the sedan received minor injuries. The roadway will be closed for several hours while officers reconstruct the scene.