Severe Thunderstorm Warning For Frederick County


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.

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…

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

Frederick Md.


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