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Jefferson County HSEM
Friday July 1st, 2022 :: 03:44 p.m. EDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 04:30PM

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Southeastern Frederick County in northwestern Virginia... Central Clarke County in northwestern Virginia... The City of Winchester in northwestern Virginia... Southwestern Jefferson County in the Panhandle of West Virginia... South central Berkeley County in the Panhandle of West Virginia...

* Until 430 PM EDT.

* At 343 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Winchester, moving northeast 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... Winchester, Millwood Pike, Berryville, Stephens City, Middleway, Brucetown, Greenwood, High View Manor, Gainesboro, Cedar Grove, Gaylord, Clear Brook, Ridgeway, Briggs, Stephenson, Wickliffe, Wadesville, Summit Point, Cedar Hill and Albin.

* AFFECTED AREAS: CLARKE, VA ... FREDERICK, VA ... CITY OF WINCHESTER, VA ... BERKELEY, WV ... JEFFERSON, WV

Instructions:

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

Address/Location
Jefferson County HSEM
28 Industrial Blvd
Kearneysville, WV 25430

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 304-728-3290

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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