Residents urged to move to a safe place.
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... North central Loudoun County in northern Virginia... Southeastern Jefferson County in the Panhandle of West Virginia... * Until 645 PM EDT. * At 558 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Harpers Ferry, or near Charles Town, moving east 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... Brunswick, Braddock Heights, Harpers Ferry, Point Of Rocks, Adamstown, Jefferson, Lovettsville, Bolivar, Rosemont, Burkittsville, Brownsville, Neersville, Doubs, Clifton, Knoxville, Petersville, Pleasantville, Millville, Taylorstown and Tuscarora. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. By The National Weather Service