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NWS Posts Storm Warning for Eastern Allegany & Morgan Counties Til 5 PM

August 25th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
  Northwestern Washington County in north central Maryland...
  Northeastern Allegany County in western Maryland...
  Morgan County in the Panhandle of West Virginia...

* Until 500 PM EDT.

* At 411 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Lake Gordon,
  or 13 miles north of Cumberland, moving southeast at 30 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...
  Cumberland, Hancock, Paw Paw, Berkeley Springs, Ellerslie,
  Corriganville, Great Cacapon, Flintstone, Pecktonville, Little
  Orleans, Johnsons Mill, Valley View, Spohrs Crossroads, Fishers
  Bridge, Pumpkin Center, Oakland, Rock Gap, Wolfe Mill, Smith
  Crossroads and New Hope.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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