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Jefferson County HSEM
Friday January 12th, 2018 :: 05:55 p.m. EST


Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 06:45PM

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Washington County in north central Maryland... Northeastern Frederick County in northwestern Virginia... Jefferson County in the Panhandle of West Virginia... Eastern Berkeley County in the Panhandle of West Virginia...

* Until 645 PM EST

* At 548 PM EST, a severe thunderstorm was located over Charles Town, moving northeast at 40 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Damaging winds will cause some trees and large branches to fall. This could injure those outdoors, as well as damage homes and vehicles. Roadways may become blocked by downed trees. Localized power outages are possible. Unsecured light objects may become projectiles.

* Locations impacted include... Hagerstown, Charles Town, Shepherdstown, Municipal Stadium, Robinwood, Fountainhead-Orchard Hills, Ranson, Boonsboro, Smithsburg, Paramount-Long Meadow, Wilson-Conococheague, Williamsport, Mount Aetna, Mount Lena, San Mar, Harpers Ferry, Long Meadow, Corporation Of Ranson, Kearneysville and Saint James. HAIL...<.75IN WIND...60MPH



Get indoors to protect yourself from wind and lightning. Trees around you may be downed from damaging winds, so if you are near large trees, move to an interior room on the lowest floor. Don`t drive underneath trees or in wooded areas until the threat has passed.

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Jefferson County HSEM
28 Industrial Boulevard #101
Kearneysville, WV 25430

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Alert Details

Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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