Severe Thunderstorm Warning For North Central Frederick County

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...

  North central Frederick County in north central Maryland...

* Until 345 PM EDT.

* At 258 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Thurmont, and

  is nearly stationary.

  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...

  Thurmont, Emmitsburg, Woodsboro, Sabillasville, Fort Ritchie, Rocky

  Ridge, New Midway, Utica, Graceham and Lewistown.


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

By The National Weather Service, Sterling, Va.