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Jefferson County HSEM
Friday February 7th, 2020 :: 08:53 a.m. EST

Advisory

Wind Advisory until 03:00PM

* WHAT...For the Dense Fog Advisory, visibility around one quarter mile in dense fog. For the Wind Advisory, west winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts around 50 to 55 mph expected.

* WHERE...Portions of northern and central Maryland including the Baltimore metro area and the northwestern suburbs of Washington DC, northern Virginia and the eastern panhandle of West Virginia.

* WHEN...For the Dense Fog Advisory, until 8 AM EST this morning. For the Wind Advisory, from 9 AM this morning to 3 PM EST this afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result. Hazardous driving conditions due to low visibility in fog.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Dense fog will affect the morning commute.

* AFFECTED AREAS: WASHINGTON ... WESTERN LOUDOUN ... JEFFERSON ... BERKELEY ... MORGAN ... NORTHWEST MONTGOMERY

Instructions:

Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects. If driving, slow down, use your headlights, and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.

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:
Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Wind Advisory

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