Severe Thunderstorm Warning

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
  Southeastern Carroll County in north central Maryland...
  Northwestern Howard County in central Maryland...
  Northern Montgomery County in central Maryland...
  East central Frederick County in north central Maryland...

* Until 430 PM EDT.

* At 341 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over New Market,
  or 7 miles east of Harry Grove Stadium, moving east at 25 mph.

  HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts.

  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...
  Ellicott City, Eldersburg, Mount Airy, Walkersville, Sykesville,
  Oakland, New Market, Gamber, Green Valley, Linganore-Bartonsville,
  Libertytown, Monrovia, Finksburg, Carrollton, Henryton, Winfield,
  Louisville, Woodstock, Gaither and Poplar Springs.


A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 1000 PM EDT for northern,
central and north central Maryland.

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

By The National Weather Service