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12:05 PM, Oct 7, 2013   |    comments
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(WUSA9) --  There is a tornado watch for our area until 5 p.m. The tornado watch includes D.C., Maryland counties and Virginia counties:

  • Anne Arundel, Md. 
  • Calvert, Md.
  • St. Mary's, Md.

Earlier, the National Weather Service issued a tornado warning for southern Washington County, Md., eastern Frederick County, Va., northern Clarke County in Va., Jefferson County, West Va., southeastern Berkeley County, West, Va. until 9:15 a.m.

At 8:35 a.m. NWS reported severe thunderstorms capable of producing tornadoes extending from 9 miles west of Ranson to 9 miles southwest of Charles Town. NWS says the storms were moving northeast at 50 mph.

Later, there was a tornado warning in Spotsylvania County and Stafford County until noon. The thunderstorm that prompted the warning weakened and the NWS allowed the warning to expire.

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