Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for SoMd until 6:45 pm

Severe Thunderstorm Warning National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 604 PM EDT Thu Jun 13 2019

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for… Northwestern St. Marys County in southern Maryland… Central Calvert County in southern Maryland… Southeastern Prince Georges County in central Maryland… East central Charles County in southern Maryland… * Until 645 PM EDT.

* At 603 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near La Plata, moving east at 45 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… Waldorf, La Plata, Prince Frederick, Sheridan Point, Hallowing Point, Breezy Point, Flag Harbor, Golden Beach, Saint Leonard, Wicomico, Huntingtown, Hughesville, Long Beach, Mechanicsville, Charlotte Hall, Aquasco, Calvert Beach, Bryantown, Benedict and Eagle Harbor.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.

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