Southern, PA Lightning Severe Storms And Lightning – 5/19/2019

Line after line of severe thunderstorms head through most of the keystone state today. Heavy rains, gusty winds, and even some tornado warnings bring an end to the week.
Shot Description

York, Pa area – Intersection of I-83 and PA 295

Scene 1: Traffic on I-83 with severe storm in background, lots of flashing lightning inside storm, vehicles SB on ramp when lightning flashes overhead directly towards camera. (wide, slow pan to left,)

Scenes 2-3: Traffic traveling on I-83, Amazon truck parked on shoulder of SB ramp, severe storm in background with lots of flashing lightning inside of storm.

(slow gradual pan to left, stationary position)


Mechanicsburg, Pa area – Alpat Drive (border of Dillsburg, Pa & Mechanicsburg, pa)

Scenes 4 – 5: Amazing looking shelf cloud approaching Mechanicsburg, Pa from Dillsburg, Pa area (wide – up and pan to left, gradual pan to left )


Dillsburg, Pa : Gettysburg Pike and US Route 15

Scene 6 : Tornado warned storm in distance over York county, Pa / traffic traveling on US 15 (wide, pan from left to right)

Scene 7 : Severe warned thunderstorm in the distance north of Harrisburg, Pa (tight to wide shot)

Scene 8 : Heavy rains falling while traffic is traveling at slow speeds on US 15.

Scenes 9 – 10: Traffic traveling NB & SB on US 15 during heavy rains (tight and wide shots) (US 15 & Scotch Pine Road)


Newberry Township, Pa

Scene 11 & 12: Single vehicle involved in isolated crash on SB I-83, occupants out of vehicle and in heavy rains. (wide shot, tight shot)

Scene 13 : Pennsylvania State Police trooper assists people involved in single vehicle crash.

SID: J Marc Harris

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