Tornado Warning For Frederick County Extended Until 8:45 PM





The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Tornado Warning for...
  East central Frederick County in north central Maryland...

* Until 845 PM EDT.

* At 811 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a
  tornado was located near Discovery-Spring Garden, or east of
  Frederick, moving northeast at 20 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

* Locations impacted include...
  Walkersville, Linganore-Bartonsville, Libertytown, Unionville and
  Mount Pleasant.


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.