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Friday, May 19, 2017

Special Weather Statement (Strong Thunderstorms)

Event:Special Weather Statement
Alert:
...AN AREA OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT CENTRAL SOMERSET... 
SOUTHWESTERN WICOMICO AND CENTRAL DORCHESTER COUNTIES... 
 
At 728 PM EDT, strong thunderstorms were clustered near Saint Inigoes 
Creek, moving east at 35 mph. 
Wind gusts in excess of 40 mph and pea size hail are possible with 
these storms as they move across the Lower Maryland eastern shore. 
Locations impacted include... 
Marion Station, Whitehaven, Wetipquin, Oriole, Andrews, Fairmount, 
Upper Hill, Hopewell, Kingston, Wingate, Widgeon, Manokin, Upper 
Fairmount, Mount Vernon, Nanticoke, Monie, Bivalve, Champ and 
Crocheron. 
If you see lightning or hear thunder...you are at risk. Take shelter 
indoors immediately. If you cannot find shelter in a building a 
vehicle provides safety from lightning. 
Strong wind gusts are possible with these storms. These wind gusts 
are capable of knocking down tree limbs...small or weakened 
trees...and blowing around trash cans...potted plants...lawn 
furniture and other light outdoor objects.
Instructions:
Target Area:
Dorchester
Somerset
Wicomico

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Thank God Tyaskin isn't on the list!