Severe Thunderstorm Warning For Region


Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
212 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
  Northwestern Montgomery County in central Maryland...
  South central Frederick County in north central Maryland...
  Central Loudoun County in northern Virginia...

* Until 300 PM EST

* At 212 PM EST, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
  extending from Purcellville to near Middleburg, moving east at 30

  HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts.

  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...
  Germantown, Leesburg, Broadlands, Lansdowne, Lowes Island,
  Poolesville, Ashburn, Countryside, Purcellville, Middleburg, Round
  Hill, Oatlands, Boyds, Point Of Rocks, Clarksburg, Darnestown,
  Belmont, Adamstown, Buckeystown and Hamilton.


Get indoors to protect yourself from wind and lightning. Trees around
you may be downed from damaging winds, so if you are near large
trees, move to an interior room on the lowest floor. Don`t drive
underneath trees or in wooded areas until the threat has passed.