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Severe Watches and Warnings for Falling Waters

Severe Watches and Warnings for Falling Waters

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

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

* Until 615 PM EDT.

* At 540 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over
Wilson-Conococheague, or 7 miles west of Hagerstown, moving
southeast at 20 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...
Hagerstown, Municipal Stadium, Robinwood, Wilson-Conococheague,
Williamsport, Mount Aetna, Mount Lena, San Mar, Saint James,
Halfway, Funkstown, Falling Waters, Sharpsburg and Fairplay.


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

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Has the SHELTER in the Ranger Station been rescinded? Forgotten? Being ignored?