The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Central Carroll County in north central Maryland... East central Frederick County in north central Maryland... * Until 345 PM EDT * At 259 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Mount Airy, or 12 miles southwest of Westminster, moving northeast at 15 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. 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... Eldersburg, Mount Airy, New Windsor, Union Bridge, Libertytown, Linwood, Winfield, Uniontown, Wagners Mill, Marston and Unionville. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... 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