NWS says impacted areas could include Walkersville, Linganore-Bartonsville, Libertytown, Unionville, and Mount Pleasant
Frederick, MD (KB) A Tornado Warning has been issued for Frederick County. The National Weather Service issued an initial warning at 7:40PM and it is now in effect until 9:00PM.
The sever thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Discovery-Spring Garden, East of Frederick, moving Northeast at 20 mph according to the NWS.
The warning is targeted at East Central Frederick County in North Central Maryland.
NWS says locations that could be impacted include Walkersville, Linganore-Bartonsville, Libertytown, Unionville, and Mount Peasant.
According to the NWS, residents are advised to take cover now. That means moving to the basement or an interior room of a sturdy building. Citizens are advised to stay away from windows. Those who live in mobile homes or who are traveling in a vehicle should move to the closest substantial shelter to avoid flying debris.