The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

  • Severe Thunderstorm Warning for… Southern Prince Georges County in central Maryland… Northwestern Charles County in southern Maryland…Until 145 PM EDT.
  • At 1250 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Lincolnia to Lake Ridge, moving east at 20 mph.
  • HAZARD…65 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… Waldorf, Clinton, Fort Washington, Fort Hunt, La Plata, Port Tobacco River, Rosaryville, Saint Charles, Accokeek, Bryans Road, Brandywine, Baden, Mason Neck, Potomac Heights, Pomfret, Port Tobacco Village, Marbury, Port Tobacco, White Plains and Ripley.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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


Severe Thunderstorm Watch 235 Is In Effect Until 900 Pm For The Following Locations

MARYLAND COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

  • CALVERT
  • CHARLES
  • DORCHESTER
  • SOMERSET
  • ST. MARYS
  • WICOMICO

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...

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