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Severe t-storm warning for Calvert and still for St. Mary's Counties

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued: 2019-07-11 18:55:00 EDT|Expiring: 2019-07-11 19:30:00 EDT

ST. MARYS MD-CALVERT MD-

655 PM EDT THU JUL 11 2019

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 730 PM EDT

FOR NORTHWESTERN ST. MARYS AND CALVERT COUNTIES...

AT 655 PM EDT, SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE

EXTENDING FROM CHESAPEAKE BEACH TO NEAR SHERIDAN POINT, MOVING EAST

AT 30 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...

CHESAPEAKE RANCH ESTATES, CHESAPEAKE BEACH, PRINCE FREDERICK,

SHERIDAN POINT, CALVERT CLIFFS, GREENWELL STATE PARK, SAINT LEONARD

CREEK, BREEZY POINT, FLAG HARBOR, GOLDEN BEACH, LUSBY, SAINT LEONARD,

HUNTINGTOWN, DRUM POINT, OWINGS, LONG BEACH, MECHANICSVILLE, CALVERT

BEACH, PORT REPUBLIC AND SANDGATES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A

BUILDING.

CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.

MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY. LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURE'S LEADING

KILLERS. REMEMBER, IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER, YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO

BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING

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