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Jefferson County HSEM
Friday January 12th, 2018 :: 05:54 p.m. EST

Advisory

New event. Severe Thunderstorm Warning from 1/12/2018 5:49 PM to 6:45 PM EST for 25430, Jefferson County.

549 PM EST FRI JAN 12 2018

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
Washington County in north central Maryland...
Northeastern Frederick County in northwestern Virginia...
Jefferson County in the Panhandle of West Virginia...
Eastern Berkeley County in the Panhandle of West Virginia...

* Until 645 PM EST

* At 548 PM EST, a severe thunderstorm was located over Charles Town,
moving northeast at 40 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...
Hagerstown, Charles Town, Shepherdstown, Municipal Stadium,
Robinwood, Fountainhead-Orchard Hills, Ranson, Boonsboro,
Smithsburg, Paramount-Long Meadow, Wilson-Conococheague,
Williamsport, Mount Aetna, Mount Lena, San Mar, Harpers Ferry, Long
Meadow, Corporation Of Ranson, Kearneysville and Saint James.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 304-728-3290

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