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Jefferson County HSEM
Saturday August 12th, 2017 :: 03:56 p.m. EDT


Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 04:30PM

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... North central Washington County in north central Maryland... Eastern Morgan County in the Panhandle of West Virginia... Berkeley County in the Panhandle of West Virginia...

* Until 430 PM EDT

* At 349 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Berkeley Springs, or 7 miles south of Hancock, moving east at 30 mph. HAZARD...Ping pong ball size hail and 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, Municipal Stadium, Robinwood, Fountainhead-Orchard Hills, Inwood, Paramount-Long Meadow, Wilson-Conococheague, Williamsport, Long Meadow, Saint James, Berkeley, Halfway, Maugansville, Funkstown, Falling Waters, Leitersburg, Clear Spring, Hedgesville and Pecktonville. TORNADO...POSSIBLE HAIL...1.50IN 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.

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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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