Western Loudoun Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued: 3:34 PM EDT May. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... A Severe Thunderstorm Warning remains in effect until 415 PM EDT
for central Montgomery... eastern Loudoun and northeastern Fairfax
counties...

At 334 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Boyds, or near
Germantown, moving east at 25 mph.

Hazard... 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... damaging winds will cause some trees and large branches to
         fall. This could injure those outdoors, as well as damage
         homes and vehicles. Roadways may become blocked by downed
         trees. Localized power outages are possible. Unsecured
         light objects may become projectiles.

Locations impacted include...
Germantown, Rockville, Bethesda, Gaithersburg, Olney, Lowes Island,
Pimmit Hills, Poolesville, American Legion bridge, McLean, Aspen
Hill, Potomac, North Bethesda, Montgomery Village, North Potomac,
Tysons Corner, Redland, Great Falls, Countryside and North
Kensington.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Get indoors to protect yourself from wind and lightning. Trees around
you may be downed from damaging winds, so if you are near large
trees, move to an interior room on the lowest floor. Don't drive
underneath trees or in wooded areas until the threat has passed.

To report severe weather contact your nearest law enforcement agency.
They will send your report to the National Weather Service office in
Sterling Virginia.


Lat... Lon 3911 7748 3924 7738 3916 7698 3890 7718
time... Mot... loc 1934z 286deg 23kt 3914 7733

Hail... 1.00in
wind... 60mph


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Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Issued: 3:33 PM EDT May. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

Severe Thunderstorm Watch 116 remains in effect until 900 PM EDT

VA
. Virginia counties included are

Albemarle Amelia Amherst
Appomattox Arlington Buckingham
Campbell Caroline Charles City
Chesterfield Clarke Culpeper
Cumberland Essex Fairfax
Fauquier Fluvanna Gloucester
Goochland Greene Hanover
Henrico James City King And Queen
King George King William Lancaster
Loudoun Louisa Madison
Mathews Middlesex Nelson
New Kent Northumberland Orange
Page Powhatan Prince William
Rappahannock Richmond Spotsylvania
Stafford Warren Westmoreland




Virginia independent cities included are

Alexandria Charlottesville Colonial Heights
Fairfax Falls church Fredericksburg
Lynchburg Manassas Manassas Park
Richmond Williamsburg




Public Information Statement
Issued: 3:09 PM EDT May. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Severe weather safety rules...

Severe thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and evening.
Residents across southern Maryland, and central and northern
Virginia including the Washington DC Metro area should monitor
this situation very closely and ensure your NOAA weather radios
are set to alert Mode. Severe weather warnings for imminent
damaging storms may become necessary.

Here are some safety rules to keep in mind when severe weather is
expected or is occurring. If a warning is issued, seek shelter
indoors immediately. A severe thunderstorm is defined as producing
quarter size or greater hail and damaging wind gusts of 58 mph or
more.

Tornadoes can form rapidly from severe thunderstorms. Monitor
local conditions closely and be ready to take quick action to save
your life.

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio, commercial radio, information
sources from your phone, or television for the latest on this
potential severe weather event. Additional weather information, can
be found at weather.Gov/Washington or weather.Gov/Baltimore.


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309 PM EDT Tue may 22 2018

... Severe weather safety rules...

Severe thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and evening.
Residents across southern Maryland, and central and northern
Virginia including the Washington DC Metro area should monitor
this situation very closely and ensure your NOAA weather radios
are set to alert Mode. Severe weather warnings for imminent
damaging storms may become necessary.

Here are some safety rules to keep in mind when severe weather is
expected or is occurring. If a warning is issued, seek shelter
indoors immediately. A severe thunderstorm is defined as producing
quarter size or greater hail and damaging wind gusts of 58 mph or
more.

Tornadoes can form rapidly from severe thunderstorms. Monitor
local conditions closely and be ready to take quick action to save
your life.

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio, commercial radio, information
sources from your phone, or television for the latest on this
potential severe weather event. Additional weather information, can
be found at weather.Gov/Washington or weather.Gov/Baltimore.


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