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Jefferson County HSEM
Tuesday September 5th, 2017 :: 04:21 p.m. EDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 04:45PM

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Northern Loudoun County in northern Virginia... Northeastern Clarke County in northwestern Virginia... Southern Jefferson County in the Panhandle of West Virginia...

* Until 445 PM EDT

* At 416 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Charles Town, moving east at 35 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... Leesburg, Lansdowne, Charles Town, Purcellville, Ranson, Berryville, Round Hill, Bluemont, Corporation Of Ranson, Lovettsville, Hamilton, Hillsboro, Waterford, Gaylord, Millville, Lincoln, Stringtown, Rippon, Paeonian Springs and Neersville. HAIL...<.75IN WIND...60MPH

* AFFECTED AREAS: JEFFERSON

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. Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

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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

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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