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Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued: 8:42 PM EDT Jul. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
northwestern Montgomery County in central Maryland...
southeastern Frederick County in north central Maryland...

* until 915 PM EDT.

* At 841 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over ballenger
creek, 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...
Germantown, Frederick, Damascus, ballenger creek, Boyds,
Bartonsville, Clarksburg, Darnestown, Adamstown, Buckeystown,
Monrovia, Barnesville, Ijamsville, Doubs, Park Mills, Dickerson
and Dawsonville.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Get indoors to protect yourself from wind and lightning. Trees around
you may be downed from damaging winds, so if you are near large
trees, move to an interior room on the lowest floor. Don't drive
underneath trees or in wooded areas until the threat has passed.


Lat... Lon 3943 7742 3928 7713 3926 7713 3910 7734
      3934 7753
time... Mot... loc 0041z 315deg 24kt 3937 7744

Hail... <.75in
wind... 60mph


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