Severe Thunderstorm Warning For The Region


Severe Thunderstorm Warning

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
  Northeastern Washington County in north central Maryland...
  Northwestern Frederick County in north central Maryland...

* Until 500 PM EDT.

* At 417 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Saint James,
  or near Municipal Stadium, moving east at 35 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...
  Frederick, Hagerstown, Thurmont, Emmitsburg, Robinwood,
  Walkersville, Boonsboro, Smithsburg, Braddock Heights,
  Paramount-Long Meadow, Mount Aetna, Mount Lena, San Mar, Clover
  Hill, Discovery-Spring Garden, Wolfsville, Saint James, Myersville,
  Cavetown and Keedysville.


For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a

By The National Weather Service