FRANKLIN COUNTY -- A possible tornado knocked out power lines and damaged buildings along U.S. 30 between St. Thomas and Ft. Loudon Friday night, according to reports from the Pennsylvania Storm Chasers.
Each year a dedicated group of volunteer weather spotters, known as Skywarn, provide National Weather Service offices across the country with important eyewitness information about tornadoes, flash floods and damaging thunderstorms.
Dangerous to extreme heat is predicted for this weekend, with temperatures on Saturday reaching the upper 90s and a heat index of 105 or greater.
Snow had been falling steadily since early morning, laying down about five inches of the fluffy white stuff at one location in Guilford Township by noon.
The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory as a result of a storm that is supposed to bring torrential rain to some parts of the county tonight.
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National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory for southeastern as well as the northern part of Franklin County tonight.