Severe Thunderstorm Warning For Northwestern Frederick County

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
  Northeastern Washington County in north central Maryland...
  Northwestern Frederick County in north central Maryland...

* Until 215 PM EDT.

* At 127 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over
  Paramount-Long Meadow, or near Greencastle, moving southeast at 25

  HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

  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...
  Hagerstown, Thurmont, Emmitsburg, Robinwood, Fountainhead-Orchard
  Hills, Smithsburg, Paramount-Long Meadow, Long Meadow,
  Maugansville, Cavetown, Leitersburg, Sabillasville, Fort Ritchie,
  Chewsville, Ringgold, Middleburg, Utica, Rocky Ridge, Highfield and


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