The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
Southeastern Washington County in north central Maryland…
Southwestern Frederick County in north central Maryland…
* Until 215 PM EDT
* At 134 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Brunswick, or
9 miles southeast of Shepherdstown, moving east at 25 mph.
HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts.
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, Harry Grove Stadium, Ballenger Creek, Brunswick,
Braddock Heights, Clover Hill, Linganore-Bartonsville, Jefferson,
Buckeystown, Rosemont, Burkittsville, Gapland, Brownsville,
Bloomfield, Clifton, Arnoldtown, Petersville and Middletown In
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.
By the National Weather Service