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Jefferson County HSEM
Sunday February 12th, 2017 :: 09:04 p.m. EST

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 09:45PM

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Northwestern Washington County in north central Maryland... Allegany County in western Maryland... Northern Frederick County in northwestern Virginia... Northern Grant County in eastern West Virginia... Morgan County in the Panhandle of West Virginia... Mineral County in eastern West Virginia... Northwestern Hardy County in eastern West Virginia... Northwestern Berkeley County in the Panhandle of West Virginia... Hampshire County in eastern West Virginia...

* Until 945 PM EST

* At 900 PM EST, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Buffalo Mills to near Bittinger to near Enterprise, moving southeast at 45 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... Cumberland, Frostburg, Keyser, Westernport, Romney, Hancock, Bel Air, Paw Paw, Bayard, La Vale, Fort Ashby, Lonaconing, Piedmont, Berkeley Springs, Elk Garden, Kitzmiller, Ridgeley, Cresaptown, Potomac Park and Wiley Ford. HAIL...<.75IN WIND...60MPH

* AFFECTED AREAS: BERKELEY ... GRANT ... HAMPSHIRE ... HARDY ... MINERAL ... MORGAN

Instructions:

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

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 304-728-3290

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Alert Details

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

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