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Jefferson County HSEM
Tuesday August 21st, 2018 :: 07:06 p.m. EDT

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 07:45PM

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Southeastern Washington County in north central Maryland... Southwestern Frederick County in north central Maryland... North central Loudoun County in northern Virginia... Jefferson County in the Panhandle of West Virginia... Southeastern Berkeley County in the Panhandle of West Virginia...

* Until 745 PM EDT.

* At 659 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Kearneysville, or near Charles Town, moving east at 20 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. 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... Martinsburg, Charles Town, Shepherdstown, Brunswick, Ranson, Boonsboro, Harpers Ferry, Kearneysville, Point Of Rocks, Corporation Of Ranson, Jefferson, Myersville, Lovettsville, Keedysville, Sharpsburg, Shenandoah Junction, Middleway, Rosemont, Rohrersville and Burkittsville.

* AFFECTED AREAS: BERKELEY, WV ... JEFFERSON, WV ... WASHINGTON, MD ... FREDERICK, MD ... LOUDOUN, VA

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.

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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

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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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