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Jefferson County HSEM
Tuesday July 30th, 2019 :: 04:17 p.m. EDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 05:00PM

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Southeastern Washington County in north central Maryland... West central Frederick County in north central Maryland... East central Jefferson County in the Panhandle of West Virginia...

* Until 500 PM EDT.

* At 416 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Harpers Ferry, or near Shepherdstown, moving northeast at 15 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... Boonsboro, Braddock Heights, Mount Lena, Myersville, Keedysville, Rohrersville, Burkittsville, Gapland, Brownsville, Antietam, Arnoldtown, Moler Crossroads, Pleasant Walk, Bolivar, Pleasantville, Middletown In Frederick Md and Bakerton.

* AFFECTED AREAS: JEFFERSON, WV ... WASHINGTON, MD ... FREDERICK, MD

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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