UPDATED: Severe Thunderstorm Warning till 4pm for Dorchester County


Severe Thunderstorm Warning till 4pm

  • Dorchester County, MD

Warning for Sussex, Caroline & Talbot Counties cancelled

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly NJ has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…Northwestern Dorchester County in southeastern Maryland

* Until 400 PM EDT.

* At 315 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Denton, or 14 miles northeast of Easton, moving east at 10 mph.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Minor damage to vehicles is possible. Wind damage to roofs, siding, trees, and power lines is possible.

* Locations impacted include… Denton, Ridgely, Jumptown, Agner, Matthews, Harmony, Smithville, Griffin, Andrewsville and Hillsboro.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.

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