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Tornado warning in effect

The National Weather Service in Sterling has issued a tornado warning for    southeastern King George County until 5:30 p.m.

At 4:32 today, radar  indicated a   severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado over central   Caroline County, about three miles northwest of  Bowling Green. The storm was moving east/northeat at 35 miles per hour. Locations near the path of the tornado include: Jersey, Rollins Fork, Shiloh andNinde.

The Weather Service cautions residents to take cover, move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building and avoid windows.

If outdoors or in a mobile home or vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.