Short Term Forecast
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FPUS71 KLWX 190505
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Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
105 AM EDT THU APR 19 2018

MDZ003-501-502-VAZ028-WVZ050>052-055-501>504-190600-
Extreme Western Allegany-Central and Eastern
Allegany-Washington-Frederick-Hampshire-Hardy-Eastern Mineral-Western
Mineral-Morgan-Western Grant-Berkeley-Eastern Grant-
105 AM EDT THU APR 19 2018

...A LINE OF STRONG SHOWERS AND EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT
NORTHWESTERN WASHINGTON COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL MARYLAND...ALLEGANY
COUNTY IN WESTERN MARYLAND...NORTHWESTERN FREDERICK COUNTY IN
NORTHWESTERN VIRGINIA... NORTHERN GRANT COUNTY IN EASTERN WEST
VIRGINIA...MORGAN COUNTY IN THE PANHANDLE OF WEST VIRGINIA...MINERAL
AND NORTH CENTRAL HARDY COUNTIES IN EASTERN WEST
VIRGINIA...NORTHWESTERN BERKELEY COUNTY IN THE PANHANDLE OF WEST
VIRGINIA AND HAMPSHIRE COUNTIES IN EASTERN WEST VIRGINIA...

At 1259 AM EDT, radar indicated a line of strong showers and
embedded thunderstorms located along a line extending from near Lake
Gordon to Bel Air to near Elk Garden. Movement was east at 45 mph.

Pockets of moderate to heavy rainfall can be expected, resulting in
reductions to visibility, as well as locally gusty winds up to 35
mph. A few lightning strikes will be possible within any stronger
embedded cells.

Locations impacted include...
Cumberland, Frostburg, Keyser, Westernport, Romney, Hancock, Bel Air,
Paw Paw, Bayard, Greenwood, La Vale, Wilson-Conococheague, Fort
Ashby, Lonaconing, Piedmont, Berkeley Springs, Elk Garden,
Kitzmiller, Ridgeley and Cresaptown.

Occassional cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

LAT...LON 3972 7778 3914 7847 3917 7931 3920 7930
      3922 7933 3919 7941 3919 7949 3943 7911
      3972 7893
TIME...MOT...LOC 0459Z 266DEG 38KT 3974 7861 3961 7884 3945 7917

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BKF



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