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Jefferson County HSEM
Tuesday September 5th, 2017 :: 03:10 p.m. EDT


Tornado Warning until 03:30PM

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Tornado Warning for... Northeastern Frederick County in northwestern Virginia... Southern Berkeley County in the Panhandle of West Virginia...

* Until 330 PM EDT

* At 306 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Inwood, or near Greenwood, moving east at 35 mph. A second storm was located just south of that location also moving east. HAZARD...Tornado and quarter size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation. IMPACT...For those in the direct path of a tornado touchdown, flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Damage to roofs, siding, and windows may occur. Mobile homes may be damaged or destroyed. Tree damage is likely.

* This dangerous storm will be near... Inwood around 315 PM EDT. Martinsburg Airport around 325 PM EDT. Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include Winebrenners Cross, Glengary, Shanghai, Arden, Gerrardstown, Vanville, Ridgeway, Martinsburg Airport and Bunker Hill. TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED HAIL...1.00IN



TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.

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Jefferson County HSEM
28 Industrial Boulevard #101
Kearneysville, WV 25430

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Alert Details

Extreme - Extraordinary threat to life or property
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Tornado Warning

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