Severe Thunderstorm WARNING for Sussex County till 6:45


Severe Thunderstorm WARNING for Sussex County till 6:45

At 600 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Harrington, or 15 miles northwest of Georgetown, moving northeast at 15 mph.

  HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts.

  SOURCE…Radar indicated.

  IMPACT…Damage to roofs, siding, trees, and power lines is possible.

* Locations impacted include… Milford, Harrington, Ellendale, Andrewsville, Greenwood, Frederica, Houston, Farmington and Riverview.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… Remain alert for a possible tornado! Tornadoes can develop quickly from severe thunderstorms. If you spot a tornado go at once into the basement or small central room in a sturdy structure.

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.

This thunderstorm is capable of producing all types of severe weather including destructive straight line winds and tornadoes. Move quickly to a safe shelter such as an interior room, a bathroom, closet or basement.

Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.