Tornado Warning for Allegany County MD and 2 More

BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON, DC (615 PM EDT Fri Apr 19 2019) — The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a Tornado Warning for Northwestern Washington County in north central Maryland East central Allegany County in western Maryland Northern Morgan County in the Panhandle of West Virginia until 645 PM EDT. At 615 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Berkeley Springs, or 9 miles southwest of Hancock, moving northeast at 35 mph. HAZARD: Tornado. SOURCE: Radar indicated rotation. For those in the direct path of a tornado touchdown, flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Damage to roofs, siding, and windows may occur. Mobile homes may be damaged or destroyed. Tree damage is likely. This dangerous storm will be near Berkeley Springs around 620 PM EDT. Hancock around 630 PM EDT. Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include Great Cacapon, Forest Park, Lineburg, Berryville, Spohrs Crossroads, Sleepy Creek, Shady Grove, Fishers Bridge, Little Orleans and Pecktonville. TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.

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