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Severe Thunderstorm Warning Posted Until 8:30 PM

August 1st, 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...
  East central Allegany County in western Maryland...
  Morgan County in the Panhandle of West Virginia...

* Until 830 PM EDT.

* At 738 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Paw Paw,
  moving east at 20 mph.

  HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts.

  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...
  Hancock, Paw Paw, Berkeley Springs, Great Cacapon, Little Orleans,
  Johnsons Mill, Lineburg, Valley View, Spohrs Crossroads, Fishers
  Bridge, Spruce Pine Hollow, Magnolia, Rock Gap, Stotlers
  Crossroads, Highland Ridge, Smith Crossroads, Berryville, New Hope,
  Green Ridge and Shady Grove.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Remain alert for a possible tornado! Tornadoes can develop quickly
from severe thunderstorms. If you spot a tornado go at once into the
basement or small central room in a sturdy structure.

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