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Jefferson County HSEM
Wednesday March 1st, 2017 :: 12:44 p.m. EST

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 01:30PM

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Washington County in north central Maryland... Western Frederick County in north central Maryland... Northern Loudoun County in northern Virginia... Frederick County in northwestern Virginia... Clarke County in northwestern Virginia... The City of Winchester in northwestern Virginia... Jefferson County in the Panhandle of West Virginia... Eastern Morgan County in the Panhandle of West Virginia... Berkeley County in the Panhandle of West Virginia...

* Until 130 PM EST

* At 1241 PM EST, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 7 miles east of Hancock to near Strasburg, moving east at 50 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, Martinsburg, Lansdowne, Thurmont, Charles Town, Emmitsburg, Shepherdstown, Municipal Stadium, Harry Grove Stadium, Millwood Pike, Ballenger Creek, Purcellville, Robinwood, Brunswick, Fountainhead-Orchard Hills, Ranson and Berryville. HAIL...<.75IN WIND...60MPH

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