...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM EDT FOR CENTRAL CARROLL AND EAST CENTRAL FREDERICK COUNTIES IN NORTH CENTRAL MARYLAND... At 729 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Taneytown to 8 miles north of Mount Airy to New Market, moving east at 55 mph. 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... Westminster, Eldersburg, New Windsor, Libertytown, Winfield, Reese, Ladiesburg, Marston and Unionville. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.
By The National Weather Service, Sterling, Va.