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Jefferson County HSEM
Thursday August 22nd, 2019 :: 06:40 p.m. EDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 07:30PM

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... Central Jefferson County in the Panhandle of West Virginia...

* Until 730 PM EDT.

* At 637 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Charles Town, moving east at 20 mph. Additional thunderstorms were developing near Harpers Ferry. 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... Charles Town, Brunswick, Ranson, Harpers Ferry, Point Of Rocks, Corporation Of Ranson, Adamstown, Jefferson, Lovettsville, Bolivar, Shenandoah Junction, Rosemont, Burkittsville, Gapland, Brownsville, Hillsboro, Waterford, Doubs, Petersville and Pleasantville.

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