119  
WUUS51 KLWX 122249  
SVRLWX  
MDC043-VAC069-WVC003-037-122345-  
/O.NEW.KLWX.SV.W.0001.180112T2249Z-180112T2345Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC  
549 PM EST FRI JAN 12 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
WASHINGTON COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL MARYLAND...  
NORTHEASTERN FREDERICK COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN VIRGINIA...  
JEFFERSON COUNTY IN THE PANHANDLE OF WEST VIRGINIA...  
EASTERN BERKELEY COUNTY IN THE PANHANDLE OF WEST VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 645 PM EST  
 
* AT 548 PM EST, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER CHARLES TOWN,  
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 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...  
HAGERSTOWN, CHARLES TOWN, SHEPHERDSTOWN, MUNICIPAL STADIUM,  
ROBINWOOD, FOUNTAINHEAD-ORCHARD HILLS, RANSON, BOONSBORO,  
SMITHSBURG, PARAMOUNT-LONG MEADOW, WILSON-CONOCOCHEAGUE,  
WILLIAMSPORT, MOUNT AETNA, MOUNT LENA, SAN MAR, HARPERS FERRY, LONG  
MEADOW, CORPORATION OF RANSON, KEARNEYSVILLE AND SAINT JAMES.  
 
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 3968 7751 3968 7750 3963 7753 3962 7757  
3951 7762 3949 7762 3915 7784 3926 7804  
3972 7781 3972 7747  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2248Z 204DEG 35KT 3926 7792  
 
HAIL...<.75IN  
WIND...60MPH  
 

 
 
DHOF  
 
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