The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
Eastern Washington County in north central Maryland...
Western Frederick County in north central Maryland...
Northeastern Jefferson County in the Panhandle of West Virginia...
* Until 400 PM EDT.
* At 315 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from near Smithsburg to near Shepherdstown to Ranson,
moving east at 15 mph.
HAZARD...70 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.
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, Robinwood, Brunswick, Ranson, Boonsboro,
Smithsburg, Braddock Heights, Mount Aetna, Mount Lena, San Mar,
Harpers Ferry, Wolfsville, Corporation Of Ranson, Jefferson,
Myersville, Cavetown, Shenandoah Junction, Leitersburg and
For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
By The National Weather Service, Sterling, Va.