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Jefferson County HSEM
Tuesday August 13th, 2019 :: 10:24 p.m. EDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 09:00PM

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Northwestern Loudoun County in northern Virginia... Northeastern Clarke County in northwestern Virginia... Southern Jefferson County in the Panhandle of West Virginia...

* Until 900 PM EDT.

* At 825 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Charles Town, moving east at 15 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and half dollar 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... Charles Town, Purcellville, Ranson, Corporation Of Ranson, Hillsboro, Wickliffe, Gaylord, Millville, Halltown and Rippon.

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