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Jefferson County HSEM
Sunday February 12th, 2017 :: 10:03 p.m. EST


Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 10:45PM

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Washington County in north central Maryland... Northwestern Montgomery County in central Maryland... Frederick County in north central Maryland... Northwestern Carroll County in north central Maryland... Loudoun County in northern Virginia... Northeastern Shenandoah County in northwestern Virginia... Frederick County in northwestern Virginia... Northwestern Fauquier County in northern Virginia... Warren County in northwestern Virginia... Clarke County in northwestern Virginia... The City of Winchester in northwestern Virginia... Jefferson County in the Panhandle of West Virginia... South central Morgan County in the Panhandle of West Virginia... Northeastern Hardy County in eastern West Virginia... Berkeley County in the Panhandle of West Virginia... Southern Hampshire County in eastern West Virginia...

* Until 1045 PM EST

* At 1001 PM EST, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Hagerstown to near Inwood to 6 miles south of Romney, 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... Frederick, Leesburg, Hagerstown, Winchester, Westminster, Martinsburg, Front Royal, Lansdowne, Strasburg, Thurmont, Charles Town, Poolesville, Emmitsburg, Shepherdstown, Municipal Stadium, Harry Grove Stadium, Millwood Pike, Ballenger Creek, Mount Airy and Purcellville. 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. To report severe weather, contact your nearest law enforcement agency. They will send your report to the National Weather Service office in Sterling Virginia.

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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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