Severe Thunderstorm Warning Until 6:15 PM

It covers Frederick County, some surrounding jurisdictions.

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
  Southeastern Washington County in north central Maryland...
  West central Frederick County in north central Maryland...
  Northeastern Jefferson County in the Panhandle of West Virginia...

* Until 615 PM EDT.

* At 531 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near
  Shepherdstown, moving east at 15 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...
  Frederick, Thurmont, Shepherdstown, Harry Grove Stadium, Ballenger
  Creek, Walkersville, Boonsboro, Braddock Heights, Mount Lena,
  Harpers Ferry, Clover Hill, Discovery-Spring Garden,
  Linganore-Bartonsville, Jefferson, Myersville, Keedysville,
  Sharpsburg, Rohrersville, Burkittsville and Gapland.


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

To report severe weather, contact your nearest law enforcement
agency. They will send your report to the National Weather Service
office in Sterling Virginia.

Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground
lightning is occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately.

Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to
flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

By The National Weather Service, Sterling, Va.