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Jefferson County HSEM
Sunday April 30th, 2017 :: 04:46 p.m. EDT


Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 05:30PM

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Central Frederick County in northwestern Virginia... The north central City of Winchester in northwestern Virginia... South central Morgan County in the Panhandle of West Virginia... West central Berkeley County in the Panhandle of West Virginia... East central Hampshire County in eastern West Virginia...

* Until 530 PM EDT

* At 442 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 12 miles southwest of Greenwood, moving east at 20 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. 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... Winchester, Greenwood, Capon Bridge, High View, Glengary, Gainesboro, Cedar Grove, Slanesville, Bloomery, Cross Junction, Valley High, Gore, Albin, Unger, Whitacre, Timber Ridge and Rock Enon Springs. HAIL...1.00IN 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. This thunderstorm is capable of producing all types of severe weather including extremely large hail, destructive straight line winds and tornadoes. Move quickly to a safe shelter such as an interior room, a bathroom, closet or basement.

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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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