At approximately 2:00 PM a line of powerful thunderstorms moved through Clarke County. These storms packed high winds and heavy rain. Downed trees have been reported throughout the area. A fallen tree has blocked one lane of traffic on Route 7 westbound at Mt Weather. A warning from the National Weather Service remains in effect through 3:30.
…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 330 PM EDT
FOR NORTHWESTERN PRINCE WILLIAM…LOUDOUN…SOUTHEASTERN CLARKE…
EAST CENTRAL WARREN…NORTHERN FAUQUIER…NORTHWESTERN MONTGOMERY…
NORTHWESTERN HOWARD…SOUTHERN FREDERICK AND EXTREME SOUTHWESTERN
AT 300 PM EDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO
INDICATE A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
DESTRUCTIVE WINDS IN EXCESS OF 70 MPH. THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM BALLENGER CREEK TO ASHBURN TO
DELAPLANE…MOVING EAST AT 45 MPH.