Thunderstorm Warning for Washington County MD and 4 More

BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON, DC (516 PM EDT Fri Apr 12 2019) — The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Northwestern Washington County in north central Maryland Allegany County in western Maryland Northwestern Morgan County in the Panhandle of West Virginia Northeastern Mineral County in eastern West Virginia North central Hampshire County in eastern West Virginia until 600 PM EDT. At 516 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Fort Ashby, or near Bel Air, moving northeast at 60 mph. HAZARD: 60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE: Radar indicated. 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 Cumberland, Keyser, Hancock, Bel Air, La Vale, Fort Ashby, Lonaconing, Berkeley Springs, Ridgeley, Cresaptown, Potomac Park, Wiley Ford, Rawlings, Springfield, Midland, Great Cacapon, Green Spring, Flintstone, Oldtown and Spring Gap. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.

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