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Jefferson County HSEM
Saturday July 20th, 2019 :: 07:54 p.m. EDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 08:45PM

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Southwestern Loudoun County in northern Virginia... Eastern Clarke County in northwestern Virginia... North central Fauquier County in northern Virginia... South central Jefferson County in the Panhandle of West Virginia...

* Until 845 PM EDT.

* At 753 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Berryville to 6 miles west of Bluemont to 6 miles north of Linden, moving southeast 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... Purcellville, Berryville, Middleburg, Round Hill, Bluemont, Hamilton, Saint Louis, Paeonian Springs, Gaylord, Rectortown, Wickliffe, Upperville, Philomont, Lincoln, Hughesville and Paris.

* AFFECTED AREAS: CLARKE, VA ... JEFFERSON, WV ... FAUQUIER, VA ... LOUDOUN, VA

Instructions:

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.

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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