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Jefferson County HSEM
Sunday February 12th, 2017 :: 09:35 p.m. EST

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 10:15PM

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Washington County in north central Maryland... Northwestern Carroll County in north central Maryland... Southern Allegany County in western Maryland... Northwestern Frederick County in north central Maryland... North central Frederick County in northwestern Virginia... North central Jefferson County in the Panhandle of West Virginia... Morgan County in the Panhandle of West Virginia... East central Mineral County in eastern West Virginia... Berkeley County in the Panhandle of West Virginia... Northeastern Hampshire County in eastern West Virginia...

* Until 1015 PM EST

* At 931 PM EST, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles west of Newville to Hancock to near Westernport, moving east 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... Hagerstown, Martinsburg, Thurmont, Keyser, Emmitsburg, Shepherdstown, Paw Paw, Municipal Stadium, Greenwood, Robinwood, Taneytown, Fountainhead-Orchard Hills, Boonsboro, Smithsburg, Paramount-Long Meadow, Wilson-Conococheague, Williamsport, Fort Ashby, Berkeley Springs and Mount Aetna. HAIL...<.75IN WIND...60MPH

* AFFECTED AREAS: BERKELEY ... HAMPSHIRE ... JEFFERSON ... 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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