155  
WUUS51 KLWX 121950  
SVRLWX  
MDC043-WVC003-065-122030-  
/O.NEW.KLWX.SV.W.0216.170812T1950Z-170812T2030Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC  
350 PM EDT SAT AUG 12 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
NORTH CENTRAL WASHINGTON COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL MARYLAND...  
EASTERN MORGAN COUNTY IN THE PANHANDLE OF WEST VIRGINIA...  
BERKELEY COUNTY IN THE PANHANDLE OF WEST VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 430 PM EDT  
 
* AT 349 PM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR BERKELEY  
SPRINGS, OR 7 MILES SOUTH OF HANCOCK, MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...PING PONG BALL SIZE HAIL AND 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...  
HAGERSTOWN, MARTINSBURG, MUNICIPAL STADIUM, ROBINWOOD,  
FOUNTAINHEAD-ORCHARD HILLS, INWOOD, PARAMOUNT-LONG MEADOW,  
WILSON-CONOCOCHEAGUE, WILLIAMSPORT, LONG MEADOW, SAINT JAMES,  
BERKELEY, HALFWAY, MAUGANSVILLE, FUNKSTOWN, FALLING WATERS,  
LEITERSBURG, CLEAR SPRING, HEDGESVILLE AND PECKTONVILLE.  
 
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 3972 7760 3949 7780 3949 7783 3945 7785  
3936 7797 3931 7800 3953 7831 3963 7814  
3972 7807  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1949Z 287DEG 27KT 3959 7818  
 
TORNADO...POSSIBLE  
HAIL...1.50IN  
WIND...60MPH  
 

 
 
BJL  
 
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