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Jefferson County HSEM
Tuesday March 3rd, 2020 :: 10:55 p.m. EST

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 11:30PM

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Eastern Washington County in north central Maryland... Carroll County in north central Maryland... Northwestern Montgomery County in central Maryland... Frederick County in north central Maryland... Northeastern Loudoun County in northern Virginia... East central Frederick County in northwestern Virginia... Northeastern Clarke County in northwestern Virginia... Jefferson County in the Panhandle of West Virginia...

* Until 1130 PM EST.

* At 1054 PM EST, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Carroll Valley to 6 miles west of Charles Town, moving east at 70 mph. HAZARD...70 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... Frederick, Westminster, Damascus, Thurmont, Charles Town, Poolesville, Emmitsburg, Shepherdstown, Harry Grove Stadium, Ballenger Creek, Mount Airy, Robinwood, Taneytown, Brunswick, Walkersville, Manchester, Ranson, Boonsboro, Smithsburg and Braddock Heights.

* AFFECTED AREAS: CARROLL, MD ... CLARKE, VA ... JEFFERSON, WV ... FREDERICK, VA ... WASHINGTON, MD ... MONTGOMERY, 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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