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WEATHER ALERT: Storm Warning For SW Allegany/NE Mineral Counties

June 29th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
  Southwestern Allegany County in western Maryland...
  Mineral County in eastern West Virginia...

* Until 1100 PM EDT.

* At 1013 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Piedmont, or
  over Westernport, moving southeast at 25 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...
  Keyser, Westernport, Piedmont, Barton, Franklin, Burlington, Luke,
  Russelldale, Dogwood Flats, Reynolds, Headsville, New Creek,
  Antioch, Warnocks, Mccoole, Reeses Mill and Ridgeville.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

To report severe weather, contact your nearest law enforcement
agency. They will send your report to the National Weather Service
office in Sterling Virginia.

Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground
lightning is occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately.
Lightning is one of nature`s leading killers. Remember, if you can
hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.

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