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22 September 2010 @ 02:53 pm
Montgomery County, MD: Severe Thunderstorm Warning  

Severe Thunderstorm Watch now in effect for area until 10pm. Severe Thunderstorm will move through central Montgomery County over the next hour. Damaging wind, hail, and rainfall of 1" possible.

The National Weather Service has issued a SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING for Montgomery County until 3:30. At 2:47PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated a thunderstorm approaching the County which has intensified past severe limits.

All outdoor activities in the following areas should be postponed until this storm passes.

Locations in the path of this storm include:
   POOLESVILLE
   GERMANTOWN
   BOYDS
   REDLAND
   NORTH POTOMAC
   CLARKSBURG
   GAITHERSBURG
   DAMASCUS
   I-270
   ROCKVILLE
   MONTGOMERY VILLAGE


Severe Thunderstorms can produce tornadoes with little or no advanced warning. Residents are urged to seek safe shelter indoors until the storm passes and remain alert for any additional warnings. Any resident can report severe weather by replying to this alert, and the public is encouraged to do so.