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Jefferson County HSEM
Tuesday March 3rd, 2020 :: 10:27 p.m. EST

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 11:00PM

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Washington County in north central Maryland... East central Allegany County in western Maryland... Northwestern Frederick County in north central Maryland... North central Loudoun County in northern Virginia... Central Frederick County in northwestern Virginia... Northern Clarke County in northwestern Virginia... The City of Winchester in northwestern Virginia... Jefferson County in the Panhandle of West Virginia... Morgan County in the Panhandle of West Virginia... Berkeley County in the Panhandle of West Virginia... Northern Hampshire County in eastern West Virginia...

* Until 1100 PM EST.

* At 1026 PM EST, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles southwest of Claylick to 11 miles southeast of Romney, moving east at 75 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Emergency management. 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... Hagerstown, Winchester, Martinsburg, Thurmont, Charles Town, Emmitsburg, Romney, Shepherdstown, Hancock, Paw Paw, Municipal Stadium, Robinwood, Brunswick, Fountainhead-Orchard Hills, Ranson, Berryville, Boonsboro, Smithsburg, Inwood and Paramount-Long Meadow.

* AFFECTED AREAS: MORGAN, WV ... ALLEGANY, MD ... BERKELEY, WV ... CLARKE, VA ... JEFFERSON, WV ... FREDERICK, VA ... WASHINGTON, MD ... CITY OF WINCHESTER, VA ... HAMPSHIRE, WV ... 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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