Severe Thunderstorm Warning For Parts Of The Area Till 5PM
The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
Northeastern Washington County in north central Maryland...
Northwestern Carroll County in north central Maryland...
Northern Frederick County in north central Maryland...
* Until 500 PM EDT.
* At 410 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Mount Lena,
or 8 miles southeast of Municipal Stadium, moving east at 30 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...
Hagerstown, Thurmont, Emmitsburg, Municipal Stadium, Robinwood,
Taneytown, Walkersville, Boonsboro, Smithsburg, Mount Aetna, Mount
Lena, San Mar, Wolfsville, Saint James, Halfway, Myersville,
Cavetown, New Windsor, Keedysville and Woodsboro.
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, Sterling, Va.