Tornado Warning For Central Frederick County

Area Under A Tornado Warning until 3 PM


* At 224 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located near Boonsboro, or 8 miles east of Shepherdstown,
moving east at 40 mph.


SOURCE…Radar indicated rotation.

IMPACT…For those in the direct path of a tornado touchdown,
flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
shelter. Damage to roofs, siding, and windows may occur.
Mobile homes may be damaged or destroyed. Tree damage is

* This dangerous storm will be near…
Braddock Heights around 235 PM EDT.
Ballenger Creek and Clover Hill around 240 PM EDT.
Frederick and Harry Grove Stadium around 245 PM EDT.
Walkersville, Linganore-Bartonsville and Discovery-Spring Garden
around 250 PM EDT.
New Market and Green Valley around 255 PM EDT.

Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include
Burkittsville, Ijamsville, Bloomfield, Mount Pleasant, Jefferson,
Brownsville, Clifton, Arnoldtown, Libertytown and Bolivar.


TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest
floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a
mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter
and protect yourself from flying debris.


By The National Weather Service.