For Monday, the National Weather Service at State College issued three statements regarding weather in northern Schuylkill County throughout the day.
The first of which coming Sunday, regarding the heat. A Heat Advisory was issued, effective from noon until 8pm Monday as the region dealt with temperatures in the 90s, a three digit heat index, and dew points in the 70s.
The humidity brought instability, which led to two lines of thunderstorms rolling through the region from the northwest.
Just before 3:00pm, the National Weather Service issued a special weather statement for an isolated cell over Aristes, which moved quickly through the Shenandoah area.
Three hours later, before 6:00, another was issued, for a line stretching from Union to Pike County, with a cell passing through Northumberland, Columbia, and Schuylkill, bringing with wind gusts of up to 40mph, according to the NWS.
By the end of the day, the skies had become partly cloudy, though the heat and humidity remained.
Mahanoy City officer graduates academy
Hired at Mahanoy City's borough council meeting earlier this month, the borough's newest police officer graduated from the police academy Friday, according to Chief Ken Zipovsky.
"Jordan Smith has graduated from the police academy Friday evening, after successfully completed the almost 1,000hr basic police academy training at the Lackawanna College Police Academy," Zipovsky said in the release.
Smith will begin training with the borough police department immediately.
Shenandoah Council rescheduled
A sign on the door of Shenandoah Borough Hall ahead of the regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, June 18, alerted potential attendees that the meeting was rescheduled.
The meeting will instead be held on Wednesday, June 20, at 7:00pm
Trash Fire in Shenandoah
Shenandoah fire crews were dispatched around 9:30pm to the area of South Vine and West Poplar Streets in the borough for reports of an unknown type fire.
Marshals arrived on scene reporting a trash fire out along the side of Vine Street, requesting a unit to respond to wash it down.
Shortly after, Rescue Hook & Ladder's Squrt 64-20 arrived, and hosed down the pile, and crews were clear of the scene shortly thereafter.