Thunderstorm Warning for Fauquier County VA and 6 More

BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON, DC (229 PM EDT Fri Apr 26 2019) — The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Stafford County in northern Virginia King George County in central Virginia Northeastern Orange County in central Virginia The City of Fredericksburg in central Virginia Southeastern Fauquier County in northern Virginia Southeastern Culpeper County in northern Virginia Spotsylvania County in central Virginia until 315 PM EDT. At 228 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 15 miles southeast of Culpeper to 7 miles southwest of Spotsylvania, moving east at 45 mph. HAZARD: 60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE: Radar indicated. These storms have a history of downing numerous trees from Albemarle to Orange Counties. 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 Stafford, Fredericksburg, King George, Dahlgren, Fairview Beach, Aquia Creek, Potomac Creek, Massaponax, Spotsylvania, Falmouth, Passapatanzy, Snell, Ramoth, Partlow, Heflin, Thornburg, Dunavant, White Oak, Sealston and Jersey. A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 900 PM EDT for northern and central Virginia. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.

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