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Jefferson County HSEM
Tuesday September 5th, 2017 :: 04:51 p.m. EDT


Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 05:30PM

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Northwestern Loudoun County in northern Virginia... Central Warren County in northwestern Virginia... Clarke County in northwestern Virginia... Northwestern Fauquier County in northern Virginia... Southeastern Jefferson County in the Panhandle of West Virginia...

* Until 530 PM EDT

* At 446 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Berryville to near Linden to near Front Royal, moving northeast 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... Front Royal, Purcellville, Berryville, Middleburg, Round Hill, Delaplane, Linden, Bluemont, Lovettsville, Marshall, Chester Gap, Boyce, Hamilton, Hillsboro, White Post, Gaylord, Karo, Glen Echo, Blue Mountain and Philomont. HAIL...<.75IN 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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