Tornado Warning Until 4:15 PM

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Tornado Warning for...
  South central Carroll County in north central Maryland...
  Northwestern Howard County in central Maryland...
  East central Frederick County in north central Maryland...

* Until 415 PM EDT.

* At 343 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
  was located over New Market, or 7 miles east of Harry Grove
  Stadium, moving east at 25 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...
  Mount Airy around 400 PM EDT.
  Eldersburg around 415 PM EDT.

Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include
Woodbine, Poplar Springs, Lisbon, Watersville and Monrovia.


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, Sterling, Va.