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Jefferson County HSEM
Tuesday March 3rd, 2020 :: 10:05 p.m. EST

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 10:30PM

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Northwestern Washington County in north central Maryland... Allegany County in western Maryland... Northwestern Frederick County in northwestern Virginia... Morgan County in the Panhandle of West Virginia... Mineral County in eastern West Virginia... Northwestern Berkeley County in the Panhandle of West Virginia... Hampshire County in eastern West Virginia...

* Until 1030 PM EST.

* At 1003 PM EST, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles southwest of Inglesmith to near Keyser, moving east at 55 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Trained weather spotters. 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... Cumberland, Frostburg, Keyser, Westernport, Romney, Hancock, Bel Air, Paw Paw, Greenwood, La Vale, Wilson-Conococheague, Fort Ashby, Lonaconing, Piedmont, Berkeley Springs, Elk Garden, Kitzmiller, Ridgeley, Cresaptown and Maugansville.

* AFFECTED AREAS: MORGAN, WV ... ALLEGANY, MD ... BERKELEY, WV ... FREDERICK, VA ... WASHINGTON, MD ... HAMPSHIRE, WV ... MINERAL, WV

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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