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Jefferson County HSEM
Wednesday September 11th, 2019 :: 03:31 p.m. EDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 04:15PM

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... Southeastern Berkeley County in the Panhandle of West Virginia...

* Until 415 PM EDT.

* At 330 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Ranson, 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... Charles Town, Brunswick, Ranson, Braddock Heights, Harpers Ferry, Kearneysville, Point Of Rocks, Corporation Of Ranson, Jefferson, Lovettsville, Bolivar, Shenandoah Junction, Rosemont, Burkittsville, Brownsville, Hillsboro, Waterford, Petersville, Pleasantville and Millville.

* AFFECTED AREAS: BERKELEY, WV ... 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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