Severe Thunderstorm Warning For Frederick County

The warning is in affect until 7:30 PM.




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...

* Until 730 PM EDT.

* At 650 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Harpers
  Ferry, or near Shepherdstown, 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...
  Frederick, Harry Grove Stadium, Ballenger Creek, Brunswick,
  Walkersville, Braddock Heights, Clover Hill, Jefferson,
  Buckeystown, Rosemont, Rohrersville, Burkittsville, Gapland,
  Brownsville, Bloomfield, Clifton, Arnoldtown, Utica, Petersville
  and Bolivar.


Remain alert for a possible tornado! Tornadoes can develop quickly
from severe thunderstorms. If you spot a tornado go at once into the
basement or small central room in a sturdy structure.

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

Bu The National Weather Service, Sterling, Va.